Guidance

Bowel cancer screening: removing people from routine invitations

These documents set out the procedures and reasons for removing people from the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP) invitation list.

Documents

Bowel cancer screening programme: ceasing guidelines

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Ceasing screening subjects from call and recall: clarification of guidance

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Details

These publications explain the process for ceasing individuals from routine invitations (call/recall) for bowel cancer screening.

They explain the accepted reasons for ceasing to invite eligible people. These include:

  • clinical reasons
  • terminal illness
  • personal choice
  • mental capacity

The documents also include information about:

  • temporarily suspending invitations
  • returning ceased individuals to the invitation (call/recall) list
Published 1 October 2007