Next Steps Towards a Feasibility Study for Colorectal Cancer Screening in New Zealand: Report for the Ministry of Health
The following report reviews the current international status in relation to bowel (colorectal) screening, examines feasibility/pilot studies that have been conducted, and looks at the information a pilot would provide New Zealand, provides an outline pilot design, and outlines the work that needs to be done prior to a pilot including an indicative timeline.
Disclaimer: This report was prepared under contract to the New Zealand Ministry of Health. The copyright in this report is owned by the Crown and administered by the Ministry. The views of the author do not necessarily represent the views or policy of the New Zealand Ministry of Health. The Ministry makes no warranty, express or implied, nor assumes any liability or responsibility for use of or reliance on the contents of this report.
The Interim BSP Quality Standards have been collated based on the English, Welsh and Scottish bowel cancer screening programmes. These UK Standards are based on the outcome of the English and Scottish bowel screening pilot evaluation.They are intended to be a working document that will be reviewed and revised as needed. View the Bowel Screening Pilot Interim Quality Standards (pdf, 551 KB)
This report outlines the bowel screening pathway for the eligible population in the Bowel Screening Pilot (BSP) site at the Waitemata District Health Board (WDHB). View The Bowel Screening Pilot Service Delivery Model (SDM) (pdf, 870 KB)
The Bowel Screening Pilot Endoscopy Manual documents the processes carried out by the Endoscopy Unit with respect to the Bowel Screening Pilot (BSP). View The Bowel Screening Pilot Endoscopy Manual (pdf, 1.54 MB)