The news that more than 1000 New Zealanders have had bowel cancer detected by the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) in the four years it has been running has been welcomed by Counties Manukau Health (CM Health).
Latest News 3 February 2021 | Being a five-time UCI World Masters Track Cycling champion, 72-year-old Colin Claxton is as healthy and fit as you can imagine, so when the bowel screening test came in the mail, he knew he had a promise to keep.
For Papakura local 73-year-old Frances Stubbs, the 25th of June 2020 is a date she'll never forget. Not only would it have been her father's 100th birthday, it was also the date she underwent an operation to remove colon cancer.
Latest News 25 November 2019 |A drive to get more Pacific people to do the bowel screening test in Counties Manukau is underway.
Latest News 24 June 2019 | A Manurewa resident owes his life to the National Bowel Screening Programme, which was launched in Counties Manukau a year ago.
Media release 10 July 2018 | The National Bowel Screening Programme has today been launched for the first time in Counties Manukau, with more than 65,000 residents being invited to participate in the programme which will be rolled out over the next two years.