This National Health Promotion Framework and Implementation Planning Guide aims to help users to understand the National Screening Unit's intent and direction for health promotion in screening.
It provides a nationally consistenent framework, to help health promotion practitioners to develop regional health promotion strategies.
The guide is made up of four different sections:
- National Health Promotion Framework
- National Health Promotion Framework: Implementation and Planning Guide
- Ottawa Charter: Toolkit and Implementation Planning Guide
- Te Pae Mahutonga: Implementation Planning Guide
Kerr, J. Review of the effectiveness of infrared thermal imaging (thermography) for population screening and diagnostic testing of breast cancer. NZHTA Tech Brief Series 2004; 3(3)
Titles in this Series can be found on the NZHTA website: http://nzhta.chmeds.ac.nz.
2004 New Zealand Health Technology Assessment (NZHTA). ISBN 1-877235-64-4. ISSN 1175-7884
The NSU has identified workforce development as one of six key areas for action in its Strategic Plan. Many workforce development initiatives are already in place.
This Workforce Development Strategy and Action Plan outlines the way in which the NSU plans to deliver on that strategic area for action to guide the development of a competent and capable screening workforce. The priority actions have been developed after significant input from the screening sector and other key stakeholders, such as the education sector and professional bodies.
The National Screening Unit Strategic Plan 2003 - 2008 outlines how the NSU will contibute toward the particular population health goals and objectives that have been outlined within the New Zealand Health Strategy (Ministry of Health, 2000), namely:
- reduce the incidence and impact of cancer
- reduce inequalities in health status
- encourage healthy lifestyles
- achieve better physical health
- ensure accessibile and appropriate health care services.
Interpretation of feedback on nuchal translucency (NT) and crown-rump length (CRL) ultrasound measurements performed as part of the first trimester combined antenatal screening for Down syndrome and other conditions.
The National Screening Unit Strategic Plan 2009 - 2014 "Today and into the future" outlines the way in which the National Screening Unit (NSU) will work over the next five years to maintain and improve the safety, effectiveness and quality of the National Cervical Screening Programme.