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Reports and Publications

Stay up to date with our latest publications and reports.

The Cancer Medicines Availability Analysis released on Thursday 28 April has its own webpage.

You can find out more about the report and read it here.

Quality Performance Indicator Programme

Bowel


Bowel Cancer Quality Improvement Monitoring Report Update 2022

This report measures the quality of care and outcomes for people diagnosed and treated for bowel cancer in New Zealand between 2017 and 2019, and supports ongoing quality improvement.

Bowel Cancer QPI Technical Specifications

Bowel Cancer Quality Improvement Plan 2020

This document follows on from the national Bowel Cancer Quality Improvement Monitoring Report. It provides high-level examples of actions that DHBs and hospitals could undertake to better understand and improve bowel cancer diagnosis and treatment. It will also support Te Aho o Te Kahu in developing and prioritising its own work programme.

Bowel Cancer Quality Improvement Report 2019

The report measures the quality of care and outcomes for people diagnosed and treated for bowel cancer in New Zealand and provides a baseline for ongoing quality improvement.

Prostate


Prostate Cancer Action Plan 2021

This document follows on from the national Prostate Cancer Quality Improvement Monitoring Report. It provides high-level examples of actions that DHBs and hospitals could undertake to better understand and improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. It will also support Te Aho o Te Kahu in developing and prioritising our own work programme.

Prostate Cancer Quality Improvement Monitoring Report 2021

This report measures the quality of care and outcomes for people diagnosed and treated for prostate cancer in New Zealand and provides a baseline for ongoing quality improvement.

Prostate Cancer QPI Technical Specifications

Lung

Lung Cancer Quality Performance Indicator Action Plan 2021

This document follows on from the national Lung Cancer Quality Improvement Monitoring Report. It provides high-level examples of actions that DHBs and hospitals could undertake to better understand and improve lung cancer diagnosis and treatment. It will also support Te Aho o Te Kahu in developing and prioritising its own work programme.

Lung Cancer Quality Improvement Monitoring Report 2021

This report measures the quality of care and outcomes for people diagnosed and treated for lung cancer in New Zealand and provides a baseline for ongoing quality improvement.

Lung Cancer QPI Technical Specifications

Requests for Proposals

Early in 2021 the Health Research Council, Ministry of Health and Te Aho o Te Kahu released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund research that responds to one or more equity-centred cancer research priorities:

  • Lung cancer screening
  • Lung cancer research of any discipline
  • Patient experience across the cancer journey for Māori and Pacific
  • Innovative approaches to delivering cancer care.

All the details are available here.

Publications

New Zealand Cancer Action Plan

Our New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019-2029 provides a pathway to improve cancer outcomes for all New Zealanders.

Cancer Control Strategy

The New Zealand Cancer Control Strategy provides the overall direction for cancer related activities to help reduce the incidence and impact of cancer and reduce inequalities with respect to cancer.

Guidance

Update on Polyp Surveillance Guidelines 2020

This document is based on current available evidence for surveillance after a colonoscopy and complete removal of adenomas and serrated polyps. This advice aligns with recent publications from the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and Europe.

Te Aho o Te Kahu Annual Reports

These reports provide an overview of the establishment milestones and achievements of Te Aho o Te Kahu each year.

2020/21

Te Aho o Te Kahu Annual Report 2020/21 (Word 308KB)

Te Aho o Te Kahu Annual Report 2020/21 (PDF 6MB)

2019/20

Te Aho o Te Kahu Annual Report 2019/20 (Word 3468 KB)

Te Aho o Te Kahu Annual Report 2019/20 (PDF 816 KB)