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Download Report of the findings of a review of District Health Board colposcopy services resource

Report of the findings of a review of District Health Board colposcopy services

December, 2006
This report summarises the findings of the DHBs’review of colposcopy services. In carrying out its analysis the NSU has also drawn upon the findings of recent NCSP provider compliance audits of nine DHB colposcopy services and has reviewed DHB compliance with contractual reporting requirements.

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Download Improving Quality: A Framework for Screening Programmes in New Zealand resource

Improving Quality: A Framework for Screening Programmes in New Zealand

October, 2005
This Screening Programmes' Quality Framework stems for the NSU's Strategic Plan 2003 - 2008. It supports the NSU's vision and strategic outcomes and provides a structure for quality activities under the "quality improvement" area for action in the Strategic Plan. The Quality Framework is a key response by the NSU to the Ministry of Health report Improving Quality.

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Download What is the most appropriate breast cancer screening interval for women aged 45 - 49 years in New Zealand? resource

What is the most appropriate breast cancer screening interval for women aged 45 - 49 years in New Zealand?

August, 2005
Reviewing the international evidence on the benefits and harms of different screening intervals for women aged 45 to 49 years, and to inform the development of a national policy. Simon Baker, Madeleine Wall, Ashley Bloomfield. The New Zealand Medical Journal. Vol 118 No1221 ISSN1175 8716

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Download The epidemiology of breast cancer in Maori women in Aotearoa New Zealand: implications for ethnicity data analysis resource

The epidemiology of breast cancer in Maori women in Aotearoa New Zealand: implications for ethnicity data analysis

February, 2005
Elana Curtis, Craig Wright, Madeleine Wall. The New Zealand Medical Journal Vol 118 No 1209 ISSN 1175 8716. This article describes the methods used to estimate breast cancer incidence and mortality in Maori and non-Maori women using multiple adjustors to assign ethnicity.

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