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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

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 – 28th Aug

PAPATOETOE

Papatoetoe Library Carpark

(Behind Papatoetoe RSA)

30 Wallace Road (Enter from St George St)

Papatoetoe

1.5

29th Aug – 10th Sep

PUKEKOHE

(Town Centre)

Pukekohe Town Square

Roulston Lane

Pukekohe

2

11th Sep – 23th Sep

PAPAKURA TOWN CENTRE

 

Cnr of Wood St and Great South Rd

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

Papakura

1.5

24th Sep – 3rd Oct

FLAT BUSH/ BOTANY JUNCTION

Sancta Maria College

319 Te Irirangi Drive

Botany South

4 day

6th Oct – 9th Oct

CHRISTIAN SAMOA CHURCH

104 Dawson Road

CloverPark, Flat Bush

(Between Tupu Library and

Dawson Rd Shopping Centre)

1.5

10th Oct – 17th Oct

PAKURANGA

Pakuranga Plaza

Pennell Place

Back car park of Farmers

2.5

20th Oct – 5th Nov

HIGHLAND PARK

 

Highland Park Community Centre

47 Aviemore Drive

Highland Park

2.5

6th Nov – 21st Nov

OTARA

McDonalds Carpark

Corner of East Tamaki Rd & Newbury Street

(Behind Shop & Save Supermarket)

Otara

3

24th Nov – 12th 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: Trish Sole, Jennifer Brown and Ranjeeta Lata

Charge MRT (Medical Radiation Technologist): Marny Botha

Data Manager:  Lucy Xie

Team Secretary:  Natasha Spinks

Health Promotion Coordinators: Helen Framhien Wong

Practice Team Liaison: Roshina Singh

Quality Coordinator: Hasitha Samarasinha

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

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 3:05PM on August 28, 2014. This information is reviewed and edited by BreastScreen Counties Manukau.