Breast and Cervical Screening Support to Service:
This programme supports Hauraki PHO general practice partners to locate and assist priority women to attend breast and/or cervical screening. Priority women may be overdue for screening (under-screened) or have never participated in screening (unscreened).
Our intention is to work collaboratively to engage eligible women into breast and/or cervical screening programmes.
We are happy to take referrals as soon as possible and we are keen to hear from you if there are any other ways we can assist you to support the screening requirements of your enrolled population.
Cervical Screening for Priority and Significantly Overdue:
Māori, Pacific and Asian populations have been identified as having lower levels of cervical screening coverage.
This programme aims to increase coverage among these patients, reducing the barrier of cost to these women, by providing practices with adequate funding to ensure the smear is provided at no cost.
Women of all ethnicities who are identified as being significantly overdue for a smear are also funded under this programme.