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National Bowel Screening Programme Interim Quality Standards

July, 2017
The interim quality standards support all those involved in implementing the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) to achieve the NBSP's aims and objectives by ensuring a high standard and national consistency of service at each step of the screening pathway. The Standards also enable monitoring and evaluation of the NBSP.

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Cohort and Case Control Analyses of Breast Cancer Mortality: BreastScreen Aotearoa 1999-2011

December, 2015
This major new study confirms that New Zealand’s organised breast screening programme, BreastScreen Aotearoa (BSA) is reducing deaths from breast cancer. The study concludes that for women who have ever been screened by BSA, the rate of death from breast cancer is reduced by a third, compared to women never screened by the programme. The findings of this study are in line with mortality studies of breast screening programmes internationally.

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UNHSEIP Monitoring Framework - 2015 update

November, 2015
This document updates the UNHSEIP Monitoring Framework, September 2009. Consistent with a maturing programme, the new framework shifts the focus of monitoring from the screening process to greater consideration of outcomes across the programme pathway and performance against international benchmarks. Indicators have been aligned with the change in the screening protocol to automated auditory brainstem response (aABR) screening only.

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