ASMS

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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

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40,000 more New Zealanders to begin screening for bowel cancer

21 October 2019 Radio New Zealand - Morning Report

About 40 thousand more New Zealanders are set to begin receiving potentially life-saving screening for bowel cancer. Twelve thousand of them live in the Whanganui District Health Board area, which will join the national screening programme on Tuesday. Neighbouring MidCentral DHB is likely to follow next month — setting a halfway milestone for a carefully managed programme that some worry is already stretched. Health Correspondent Karen Brown reports.

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