Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK. Screening is offered every two years to all men and women aged 60 to 74 who are most at risk. A home testing kit that is posted out to you. Please complete and return your testing kit which could save your life as it gives us the chance to detect the disease in its early stages.
If you have been sent a screening kit which has gone missing or been damaged it, you can re-order a new kit on the below number:
• The Bowel Screening Freephone Helpline 0800 707 60 60 – Gateshead HUB
• Textphone 18001 0800 707 60 60
National Bowel cancer screening: Helping you to decide.
Leaflet available in English and 10 different languages
Bowel cancer screening helping you decide
PHE Bowel cancer screening FIT kit: Instructions on how to use the FIT kit.
Leaflet available in English and 20 different languages
Bowel cancer screening fit kit instructions
PHE FIT Bowel Screening leaflet – Easy Read
Only available in English
Bowel Cancer Screening FIT easy read leaflet