Welcome to the NHS bowel cancer screening website for England

The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme helpline is 0800 707 6060

Screening is for people without symptoms. If you are concerned about any symptoms, please contact your GP or visit NHS Direct Online.

Remedica bowel cancer screening DVDs

Click on the images below to view the English language patient modules. The modules are also available in Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali and Cantonese languages. All modules, including those for physicians, are available; Remedica bowel cancer screening DVDs.

A still extracted from patient module 1: Exploring the bowel A still extracted from patient module 2: Preparing for Colonoscopy A still extracted from patient module 3: Having a Colonoscopy A still extracted from patient module 4: Finding and removing polyps

Copies of the DVD are obtainable from the publications orderline.

Information Resources

There is a variety of information available in different formats designed to assist in answering questions about bowel cancer screening. There is a selection of audio and video resources as well as information and instruction leaflets.

Link to an overview of a cartoon showing how to use the bowel screening test kit Learn about polyp growths and removal with Animated Medicine Link to information about British Sign Language DVD It's your choice DVD Bowel cancer screening: the facts leaflet Bowel scope screening leaflet
Using the
test kit
Polyp growths
and removal
(British signed)
It's your choice
The facts
Bowel scope screening
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