NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Publication

The NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme helpline is 0800 707 6060

NHS BCSP: Resources for the public

NHS Bowel Cancer Screening: It's Your Choice DVD/VHS

NHS Bowel Cancer Screening: It's Your Choice

Available in DVD or VHS, it explains about receiving your invitation for screening, the screening process, and what the results mean. It includes versions in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali and Urdu, in addition to a British Sign Language option.

NHS Bowel Cancer Screening: It's Your Choice

Bowel cancer screening: The facts

This leaflet gives information about bowel cancer, and the benefits and risks of bowel cancer screening. It aims to help people make an informed choice about taking part in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

Available in many formats

Bowel cancer screening: The facts

The facts in English
Large print version in English
The facts (In Other Languages)
British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set (languages include English, Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu).
A Braille version is also available.


Bowel screening kit instruction leaflet

Bowel screening kit instruction leaflet

English language versions of how to use the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening test kit leaflet are sent out with every bowel cancer screening test kit.

PDF versions in a further nineteen languages can be downloaded.

Bowel screening kit instruction leaflet (available in 20 languages)
British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set


Bowel cancer screening: The colonoscopy investigation

This leaflet gives information about how a colonoscopy is carried out, and explains the benefits and risks of having the investigation. It aims to help people make an informed choice about having a colonoscopy.

Bowel cancer screening: The colonoscopy investigation

The colonoscopy investigation (available in 20 languages)
Large print version in English
British Sign Language DVD
Audio CD set


An easy to guide to bowel cancer screening

An easy to guide to bowel cancer screening

A picture leaflet about bowel cancer screening by and for people with learning disabilities.

An easy to guide to bowel cancer screening.


An easy to guide to having a colonoscopy

An easy to guide to having a colonoscopy

A picture leaflet about colonoscopy, by and for people with learning disabilities.

An easy to guide to having a colonoscopy.


Programme promotion posters

Posters to promote the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

High resolution PDF files of the screening programme posters produced by the NHS BCSP.

Posters (programme promotion).


Animated Medicine: Bowel Cancer DVD

Bowel Cancer DVD

This DVD contains 3D medical animations of the growth and removal of a polyp via colonoscopy. It is split into two sections, one aimed at physicians and one at patients.

The DVD content can be accessed here http://www.remedica.com/bowel.


Programme audio and video

Videos aimed at providing information about bowel cancer screening

Audio and videos providing information about bowel cancer screening.

Audio and video resources.


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