“People don’t have to die – but some still are!”
Temira Mataroa knows how precious life is. After the devastating and tragic loss of two of her children to a rare Leukodystrophy Disorder, Temira doesn’t take anything for granted especially when it comes to health.
Counties Manukau Health welcomes success of bowel screening programme
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).
Drury local kept promise to son-in-law and cycling friend to do the bowel screening test
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.
Papakura local says don’t leave anything to chance, do the bowel screening test
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.
Students' work inform new locations of retinal screening clinics
Latest News 29 June 2020 | A group of University of Auckland Population Health students on placement at Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) have identified new locations for community based clinics that could improve the uptake of diabetic retinal screening in the Counties Manukau area.
Manurewa local owes life to bowel screening test
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.
The National Bowel Screening Programme has launched in Counties Manukau
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.