GUIDELINES for AGE SPECIFIC SCREENING*and PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE SCHEDULES NEW ZEALAND GENERAL PRACTICE

* (age to complete or start screening at intervals)

 
AGE FEMALES
SPECIFIC SCREENING
PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE SCHEDULES
6 Weeks Scheduled Immunisations
3 Months Scheduled Immunisations
5 Months Scheduled Immunisations
6 Months Seasonal Flu Vaccination Annually
15 Months Scheduled Immunisations
+Annual Flu
4 Years Scheduled Immunisations
+Annual Flu
B4 School Check
11 Years Scheduled Immunisations
+Annual Flu
12 -19 Years HPV Vaccine
Health Check
Fully Subsidised appt. for 16 year olds
Mental Health Checkup
Sexual Health Checkup
+Annual Flu
15 - 20+ Years Fertility / Contraception
Life Style: Assessment and Support
+Annual Flu
20+ Years Cervical Screening
Melanoma Screening (E) (R)

+Annual Flu
<25 Years Chlamydia Screening (R)
+Annual Flu
25+ Years   Hepatitis B (E)
+Annual Flu
35+ Years COPD (R) / Respiratory Disease Screening
+Annual Flu
45+ Years Breast Screening (R)
Immunisation DTaP
Cardiovascular & Diabetes Screening (E)
Glaucoma (R) every 5 years
+Annual Flu
50 - 74 Years Bowel Cancer Screening (P)
Macular Degeneration Screening (R)
Chronic Kidney Disease (E)
+Annual Flu
60+ Years Osteoporosis Screening
+Annual Flu
65+ Years Seasonal Flu
Pneumococcal
Tetanus Diptheria
Zostivax
+Annual Flu


"Falls" Assessment
"Driving" Assessment
AGE MALES
SPECIFIC SCREENING
PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE SCHEDULES
6 Weeks Scheduled Immunisations
3 Months Scheduled Immunisations
5 Months Scheduled Immunisations
6 Months Seasonal Flu Vaccination Annually
15 Months Scheduled Immunisations
+Annual Flu
4 Years Scheduled Immunisations
+Annual Flu
B4 School Check
11 Years Scheduled Immunisations
+Annual Flu
12 -19 Years HPV Vaccine
Health Check
Fully Subsidised appt. for 16 year olds
Mental Health Checkup
Sexual Health Checkup
+Annual Flu
15 - 20+ Years Fertility / Contraception
Life Style: Assessment and Support
Testicular Cancer Screening
+Annual Flu
20+ Years Cervical Screening
Melanoma Screening (E) (R)
+Annual Flu
<25 Years Chlamydia Screening (R)
+Annual Flu
25+ Years Hepatitis B (E)
+Annual Flu
35+ Years Cardiovascular & Diabetes Screening (E)
COPD (R) / Respiratory Disease Screening
+Annual Flu
40- 70 Years Prostate Cancer
45+ Years Breast Screening (R)
Immunisation DTaP
Glaucoma (R) every 5 years
+Annual Flu
50 - 74 Years Bowel Cancer Screening (P)
Macular Degeneration Screening (R)
Chronic Kidney Disease (E)
+Annual Flu
60+ Years Osteoporosis Screening
+Annual Flu
65+ Years Seasonal Flu
Pneumococcal
Tetanus Diptheria
Zostivax
+Annual Flu
"Falls" Assessment
"Driving" Assessment
 
 

Key

( E ) Ethnicity: Screening may be 'Earlier' or 'Later' or Specific' to an Ethnic Group

( R ) Risk Factor: Screening based on the presence of a risk factor for disease

( P ) Pilot Screening Programme: Screening Opportunity -Age is the practice recommended