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BreastScreen Counties Manukau

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Description

Scope of Service
BreastScreen Counties Manukau is part of BreastScreen Aotearoa.
BreastScreen Aotearoa is a free national breast screening programme that checks women for early breast cancer.  The programme aims to reduce the number of women who die from breast cancer.
 
Services Provided
BreastScreen Aotearoa provides a free screening mammogram to all women aged between 45-69 years.  Any follow up assessment that is required as a result of the BreastScreening Mammogram, is also free, and covered under the programme.
 
To be eligible to enrol with the BreastScreening programme you must be:
  1. A woman aged between 45 and 69 years
  2. Have no symptoms of breast cancer
  3. Have no evidence of breast cancer.  If you have been previously diagnosed with breast cancer, you can enrol in the programme if it has been at least 5 years since your diagnosis
  4. Have not had a mammogram within the last 12 months
  5. Are not pregnant or breast feeding
  6. Are a New Zealand Resident.  This includes women who usually live in the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau.  

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility to enrol on the programme, please feel free to call us on (09) 250 8000.

 

Services Not Provided
BreastScreen Aotearoa does not provide screening services for any women who do not meet the eligibility criteria listed above.
It is not for women who currently have symptoms of breast cancer, or who are outside the age range of 45-69 years.

Consultants

Hours

Typically screening sites are open Monday to Friday: 8.30 am - 4.00 pm.

Late nights on Mondays and Thursdays till 6.30pm and Saturday morning clinics are also available.

Referral Expectations

Women who wish to enrol on the programme, can enrol themselves by calling:

BreastScreen Aotearoa on freephone 0800 270 200 or
BreastScreen Counties Manukau on (09) 250 8000.
 
Your GP may also enrol you, although you do not need a referral from your GP to enrol on the programme.
 
 

 

BreastScreen Counties Manukau

Mobile Unit Schedule 2014

 

Site

Location

Weeks

Screening Dates

PAPATOETOE

Papatoetoe Library Carpark

(Behind Papatoetoe RSA)

30 Wallace Road (enter from St George St)

Papatoetoe

1

20th Jan – 24th Jan

BEACHLANDS

Cnr of Wakelin Rdand 2nd View Ave

Beachlands

1.5

28th Jan – 5th Feb

MANUREWA MARAE

 

Manurewa Marae Carpark

81 Finlayson Avenue

Manurewa

1

 

10th Feb – 14th Feb

PUKEKOHE

(Town Centre)

Pukekohe Town Square

Roulston Lane

Pukekohe

2

17th Feb – 28th Feb

TRUST HEALTH (MANUREWA)

Trust Health Care (Back Carpark)

7 Hill Road (entry on Newhook Lane)

Manurewa

1

3rd Mar – 7th Mar

Destiny Church

25 Druces Road

Wiri

2 days

10th – 11th March

WAIUKU

Waiuku Health Centre

30 Constable Road

Waiuku

2

12th Mar – 21st Mar

PAPATOETOE

Papatoetoe Library Carpark

(Behind Papatoetoe RSA)

30 Wallace Road (enter from St George St)

Papatoetoe

1

24th Mar – 28th Mar

PAKURANGA

Pakuranga Plaza

Pennell Place

Back carpark of Farmers

2

31st Mar – 11th April

New Site - Mangere Bridge, Te Puea/ Watia

TBA

 

4 days

14th April – 17th April

Drury

TBA

3 days

22nd April - 24th April

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

Highland Park

 

3

28th April – 16th May

NGA HAU E WHA MARAE

(Pukekohe)

Nga Hau E Wha Marae (Carpark)

92 Beatty Road

Pukekohe

 

1

19th May – 23rd May

PAPAKURA MARAE

 

Papakura Marae Carpark

29 Hunua Road

Papakura

 

2

26th May – 6th June

 

PAPAKURA TOWN CENTRE

 

Cnr of Wood St and Great South Rd

(Opposite Police Station and next to Old Central School Building)

Papakura

3

9th June – 27th June

WAIUKU

Waiuku Health Centre

30 Constable Road

Waiuku

2

30th June – 11th July

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

Highland Park

2

14th July – 25th July

CLENDON

Clendon Library Carpark

17 Palmers Road

Clendon

1

28th July – 1st Aug

MANGERE FAMILY DRs

Mangere Family Doctors

215 Massey Road

Mangere

1

4th Aug – 8th Aug

TUAKAU

Tuakau Cosmopolitan Club Carpark

Cnr of Carr Street & Madill Road

Tuakau

1

11th Aug – 15th Aug

OTARA

McDonalds Carpark

Corner of East Tamaki Rd & Newbury Street

(Behind Shop & Save Supermarket)

Otara

2

18th Aug – 29th Aug

PAPATOETOE

Papatoetoe Library Carpark

(Behind Papatoetoe RSA)

30 Wallace Road (enter from St George St)

Papatoetoe

1

1st Sep – 5th Sep

MIDDLEMORE HOSPITAL

TBA

1

8th Sep – 12th Sep

FLAT BUSH/ BOTANY JUNCTION

TBA

1

15th Sep – 19th Sep

SITES

TBA

3.5

22nd  Sep – 14th Oct

CHRISTIAN SAMOA CHURCH

104 Dawson Road

Clover Park, Flat Bush

(Between Tupu Library and Dawson Rd Shopping Centre)

1.5

15th Oct – 24th Oct

PAKURANGA

PakurangaPlaza

Pennell Place

Back car park of Farmers

2

28th Oct – 7th Nov

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

Highland Park

2

10th Nov – 21st Nov

NB: This schedule may be subject to change, so please call (09) 250 8000 for the latest schedule details.

 
 

Procedures / Treatments

  • Mammography

    BreastScreen Counties Manukau provides a free MAMMOGRAM every 2 years to women enrolled on the programme.… More

Charges

There are no charges for services to public patients if you are lawfully in New Zealand and meet one of the Eligibility Direction’s specified criteria set by the Ministry of Health.

If you do not meet the criteria, you will be required to pay for the full costs of any medical treatment you receive during your stay.

To check whether you meet the specified eligibility criteria, visit the Ministry of Health website www.moh.govt.nz/eligibility

For charges, please phone the Accounts Receivable Office on (09) 276 0060.

Other

Programme Manager: Kathy Pritchard

Breast Care Nurses: Trish Sole, Karina Wright and Jennifer Brown

Charge MRT (Medical Radiation Technologist): Marny Botha

Data Manager:  Lucy Xie

Health Promotion Coordinators: Jude Manuel and Helen Wong

Practice Team Liaison: Roshina Singh

Quality Coordinator: Hasitha Samarasinha

Manukau SuperClinic™

South Auckland

  • Phone

    (09) 250 8000

  • Fax

    (09) 250 8046

  • Email

    bscm@middlemore.co.nz

BreastScreen Aotearoa: Freephone 0800 270 200

BreastScreen Counties Manukau has 4 other fixed screening sites through the Auckland Radiology Group (ARG) and Mercy Radiology at:

260 Botany Road (Mercy Radiology)
Botany Downs

18 Fencible Drive (ARG)
Howick

10 Waddon Place (Mangere Community Health)
Mangere

10 West Street (ARG)
Pukekohe

BreastScreen Counties Manukau also has a Mobile Screening Unit dedicated to screening women in the Counties Manukau region. (See Screening Schedule)

Website

www.countiesmanukau.health.nz

901 Great South Road
Manurewa
Auckland

View location information

Street Address

901 Great South Road
Manurewa
Auckland

Postal Address

PO Box 98743
Manukau City 2241

This page was last updated at 11:24AM on January 16, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by BreastScreen Counties Manukau.