Health Promotion

Bowel Cancer Screening/Bowel Cancer Awareness

NHS bowel cancer screening checks if you could have bowel cancer. It's available to everyone aged 60 to 74 years.

The programme is expanding to make it available to everyone aged 50 to 59 years. This is happening gradually over 4 years and started in April 2021.

  • 60yrs to 74yrs who are registered with a GP are automatically sent a Bowel Cancer screening every 2 years.
  • 75 or over , you can ask for a screening kit every 2 years by calling the Freephone number 0800 707 60 60.

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