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Bowel Cancer: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 135502, tabled on 7 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to help increase uptake of bowel screenings.

Answered on

4 April 2022

To improve uptake in the NHS Bowel Screening Programme, NHS England and NHS Improvement have published information to support patients in choosing bowel screening on NHS.UK and GOV.UK. This information is available in different languages both in written and video formats, British Sign Language, easy read versions, large print and braille on request. The National Health Service continues to target communications at national and local level, including through social media, press and partnership work.