Bowel cancer screening kit: how to use
Instructions on how to use the home test kit provided by the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP).
Applies to England
Healthcare professionals may find this information useful to help people understand how to use the home sampling kit provided by the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP).
Instructions for using the kit are included inside the lid of the packaging. A PDF version of the instructions in English is provided here to print off for people who have mislaid their kit packaging.
Language translations for using the kit are available above. There is also a short animation explaining how to use the kit.
Last updated 27 September 2022 + show all updates
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