"I was awkward at first, but it was all good. I'm glad I got it done," says Dana Vetemotu, who shares her experience getting her cervical screen test. In New Zealand, about 160 women develop cervical cancer yearly – and about 50 die from it.
Construction work at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand’s $316m Manukau Health Park redevelopment started this week. The new facilities will include a new ambulatory renal centre, four new operating theatres, an advanced radiology hub, a women’s and ophthalmology building and an integrated breast-care service.
Media release: The Government has launched a new telehealth service today that will see women in their first 10 weeks of pregnancy able to access medication for an early medical abortion over the phone, Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall has announced.
Media Release 6 September 2019 |A focus on improving Women’s Health Services at Counties Manukau Health, particularly for the obstetrics and gynaecological medical workforce, is having a positive outcome.
Media Release 29 August 2019 | Acting General Manager Women’s Health, Carmel Ellis, says CM Health has the busiest Women’s Health service in the country and has been upfront about the capacity constraints that the service has meeting the diverse and often complex needs of all women.