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Bowel screening pilot (Waitemata DHB)

Research Study

originally posted by WM Admin on 4 September 2012 and updated 11 June 2015

Description

The Ministry of Health has funded Waitemata District Health Board to run a Bowel Screening Pilot over four years from 2012–15. An evaluation will determine whether organised bowel screening could be introduced in New Zealand in a way that is effective, safe and acceptable for participants, equitable and economically efficient. 

Bowel screening is being offered to everyone aged 50 to 74 living in the Waitemata DHB area who is eligible for publicly funded healthcare.

http://www.bowelscreeningwaitemata.co.nz/

Start Date

Oct 1, 2011

End Date

Oct 1, 2015

Status

In Progress

Location

Waitemata

Dissemination

http://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/cancer-programme/bowel-cancer-programme/bowel-screening-pilot

Researchers

Ingrid McDuff
Michele Grigg
Kiri Milne
Liz Smith

Research Abstracts

Interim evaluation report of the Bowel Screening Pilot: Screening round one

Evaluation of the Bowel Screening Pilot – baseline provider survey findings

Evaluation of the Bowel Screening Pilot: Eligible population perspectives

Evaluation of the Bowel Screening Pilot – baseline population survey findings

Evaluation of the Bowel Screening Pilot: Findings from 2012 immersion visit