Self referral - Bowel screening

NHS bowel cancer screening checks if you could have bowel cancer. It's available to everyone aged 60 or over and 56 year olds. Everyone aged 60-74 and who turn 56 registered with a GP and lives in England is automatically sent a bowel cancer screening kit every 2 years. Please make sure the medical centre has your correct address so your kit is posted to the right place.

If you have not returned your testing kit or have not received your testing kit please contact 0800 707 60 60.

If you're 75 or over, you can ask for a kit every 2 years by phoning the free bowel cancer screening helpline on 0800 707 60 60.

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If you're worried about a family history of bowel cancer or have any symptoms, speak to a GP for advice.

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