Bowel cancer screening: imaging use

This document sets out imaging practice standards for bowel cancer screening of individuals unsuitable for a colonoscopy.



This publication explains the use of whole colon imaging as an alternative to a colonoscopy as part of the NHS bowel cancer screening programme (BSCP).

The document includes information on:

  • patient eligibility
  • consent guidelines
  • practical implementation
  • measuring imaging outcomes
  • training requirements