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2 September 2020

Tairāwhiti joins the National Bowel Screening Programme

Free bowel screening is now available in Gisborne and surrounding districts with Tairāwhiti this week joining the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP). Hauora Tairāwhiti is the 11th DHB to join New Zealand’s newest cancer screening programme and the first to use a custom-built IT system that will manage and monitor...

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2 September 2020

9,500 Tairāwhiti people eligible to do bowel screening test.

Health Promoter Roimata Mangu (right) is holding the small tube used to collect the sample for bowel screening. Sue Egan-Cunningham, (Colonoscopy Nurse Lead), Dr Sameer Memon (Clinical Lead) and patient and Intraoperative Clinical Nurse Coordinator Gretel McKenzie look on.

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1 September 2020

Roger Faber's bowel cancer journey

Roger Faber shares his story ahead of Bowel Screening for all 60-74 year olds being rolled out in Tairāwhiti soon.

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