That a pilot bowel cancer screening programme is credited
with saving 60 lives in its first year highlights the
''outrage'' of not introducing it nationwide, University of
Otago health services researcher Dr Sarah Derrett says.
Newborn Matilda Corrie, held by Dunedin midwife Cheryl Smith,
and her mother, Tracey Woodford, were presented with a
storybook to mark International Day of the Midwife at the
Queen Mary Maternity Centre in Dunedin yesterday.