Number of PET CT scans being referred

Sacha van den Berg made this Official Information request to MidCentral District Health Board

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From: Sacha van den Berg

Dear MidCentral District Health Board,

May I please request the following information in regards to PET CT scanning:

How many PET CT scans have been referred per year the past 3 years?
How many PET CT scans have been referred this year so far?
What percentage of the patients being referred are Maori?
What is the average cost per PET CT scan referral?

Yours faithfully,

Sacha van den Berg

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MidCentral District Health Board

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Regards, Zelda Rogers

Administration Records Officer

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From: Maree Saunders
MidCentral District Health Board

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Hi Sacha

Please find our response to your request.

Ngâ mihi nui


l  Maree Saunders  l Executive Assistant  l
l  Te Uru Mâtai Matengau - Cancer Screening, Treatment and Support &
Regional Cancer Treatment Service  l 
l  MidCentral Health  l  Gate 2, Heretaunga Street, Private Bag 11036 l 
Palmerston North 4442 l

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From: Sacha van den Berg

Hello Maree,

Thank you very much for the information and for being so prompt in getting it done.

Kind regards,

Sacha van den Berg

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