Guidance

Bowel cancer screening: imaging use

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

Document

Guidelines for the use of imaging in the NHS bowel cancer screening programme: publication no. 5

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Details

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
Published 1 November 2012