Guidance

Bowel cancer screening programme: standards

Screening standards for the NHS bowel cancer screening programme (BCSP).

Documents

Bowel cancer screening programme supporting information

Details

These documents present the national screening standards for the NHS bowel cancer screening programme (BCSP).

The most recent standards apply to data collected from 1 April 2018. They replace previous versions.

See Population screening: our approach to screening standards for the consistent approach taken to screening standards across all 11 NHS screening programmes.

Published 8 March 2018
Last updated 12 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Removal of pathway and themes diagram.

  2. Removed reference to bowel scope screening.

  3. New format for screening programme standards.

  4. Updated bowel cancer screening programme standards guidance.

  5. Update to wording in definitions for standards 5 and 14.

  6. First published.