Breast screening indicator likely to be dropped

Cameron, Amanda
August 2006
New Zealand Doctor;8/23/2006, p6
The article reports on the possible cancellation of the Primary Health Organisation (PHO) breast screening performance indicator in New Zealand in July 2007. District Health Board New Zealand PHO performance management programme manager Tracey Barron announced the plan a the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners conference. The movements of mobile screening buses is integral to the indicator. The indicator relies on the referrals of general practitioners.


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