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Advice and bidding documentation published for the Flexible Sigmoidoscopy pilot

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The document published advises the NHS about how the Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (FS) pilot programme will work including the outline criteria for the pilot and first wave site selection. It sets out how the four-clustered Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) can bid for their local bowel cancer screening centres to be a FS pilot and first wave sites.