NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

The age limit for routine bowel cancer screening will gradually reduce, starting in 2021/22 for patients who were aged 56 as of 1st June 2021.  Patients who were already 56 on 1st June 2021 will be invited at age 58 in 2022/23. The age for first invite will reduce to 50 by 2025.

This test is designed for patients without symptoms – if you have symptoms that may be related to bowel cancer, please contact us – do not wait for your routine test.