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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 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 2016

Site

Location

Weeks

Screening Dates

OTARA

Otara Town Centre Car Park

Next to Clock Tower & Otara Health Centre

East Tamaki Road & Bairds Road

Otara

1

22nd Mar– 24th Mar

DRURY

200 Great South Road

Next to Murphy’s Law Pub

Drury

2 days

29th Mar – 30th Mar

 

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

3

31st Mar – 19th April

 

MANGERE

12 Waddon Place

(Outside Mangere Community Health Centre)

Mangere

1

20th April – 27th April

 

NGA HAU E WHA MARAE

(Pukekohe)

Nga Hau E Wha Marae (Carpark)

92 Beatty Road

Pukekohe

2 days

28th April – 29th April

 

PAPAKURA MARAE

 

Papakura Marae Carpark

29 Hunua Road

Papakura

2

2nd May – 13th May

 

PAPAKURA TOWN CENTRE

 

Cnr of Wood St and Great South Rd

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

Papakura

3

16th May – 3rd June

 

WAIUKU

Waiuku Health Centre

30 Constable Road

Waiuku

2

7th June – 17th June

 

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

2

20th June – 1st July

 

CLENDON

Clendon Library Carpark

17 Palmers Road

Clendon

1

4th July – 8th July

 

MANGERE FAMILY DRs

Mangere Family Doctors

215 Massey Road

Mangere

1

11th July – 15th July

 

OTARA

Otara Town Centre Car Park

Next to Clock Tower & Otara Health Centre

East Tamaki Road & Bairds Road

Otara

2

18th July – 29th July

 

PAPATOETOE

Papatoetoe Library Carpark

(Behind Papatoetoe RSA)

30 Wallace Road (Enter from St George St)

Papatoetoe

2

1st Aug – 12th Aug

 

TUAKAU

 

Tuakau Cosmopolitan Club Carpark

Cnr of Carr Street & Madill Road

Tuakau

1

15th Aug – 19th Aug

PUKEKOHE

(Town Centre)

Pukekohe Town Square

Roulston Lane

Pukekohe

2

22nd Aug – 2nd Sep

 

PAPAKURA TOWN CENTRE

 

Cnr of Wood St and Great South Rd

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

Papakura

2

5th Sep – 16th Sep

 

CHRISTIAN SAMOA CHURCH

104 Dawson Road

Clover Park, Flat Bush

(Between Tupu Library and

Dawson Rd Shopping Centre)

1

19th Sep – 23rd Sep

 

FLAT BUSH/ BOTANY JUNCTION

Sancta Maria College

319 Te Irirangi Drive

Botany South

1

26th Sept – 30th Sept

 

PAKURANGA

Pakuranga Plaza

Pennell Place

Back car park of Farmers

3

3rd Oct – 21st Oct

 

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

3

25th Oct – 11th Nov

 

OTARA

Otara Town Centre Car Park

Next to Clock Tower & Otara Health Centre

East Tamaki Road & Bairds Road

2.5

14th Nov – 29th Nov

 

PAPAKURA TOWN CENTRE

 

Cnr of Wood St and Great South Rd

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

Papakura

2

30th Nov – 9th Dec

 

 

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: Jennifer Brown, Olivia Flannigan, Irma Heijboer

Charge MRT (Medical Radiation Technologist): Marny Botha

Data Manager:  Lucy Xie

Team Secretary:  Natasha Spinks

Maori Kaimahi Recruitment and Retention: Denny Wilson-Takaanini

Pacific Recruitment and Retention: Salome Kavaliku

Practice Team Liaison: Charlotte Miller

Practice Team Liaison: Roshina Singh

Quality Coordinator: Hasitha Samarasinha

Administration Team Leader: Meredani Stewart

Contact Details

Manukau SuperClinic™

South Auckland

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)

901 Great South Road
Manurewa
Auckland

Information about this location

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Get directions

Street Address

901 Great South Road
Manurewa
Auckland

Postal Address

PO Box 98743
Manukau City 2241

This page was last updated at 2:44PM on March 31, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by BreastScreen Counties Manukau.