Bowel cancer screening: commissioning process

This publication sets out the guidelines for commissioning NHS bowel cancer screening services in England.

This publication was withdrawn on

This guidance has been withdrawn because it is no longer required. See our current guidance on bowel cancer screening provision.


[WITHDRAWN] Guidance for public health and commissioners: public health resource unit

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This document explains the procedures for commissioning and implementing bowel cancer screening in England.

It includes information about:

  • programme objectives
  • stakeholder responsibilities
  • screening policy
  • service planning
Published 1 February 2008