Cancer screening: informed consent
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Breast screening: professional guidance, Bowel cancer screening: commission, provide, inform, Cervical screening: professional guidance, NHS bowel cancer screening (BCSP) programme, NHS breast screening (BSP) programme , and NHS cervical screening (CSP) programme
- First published:
- 1 January 2009
These guidelines give commissioners, providers and healthcare professionals in cancer screening information on consent to screening and procedures.
PDF, 548KB, 28 pages
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These guidelines provide information on consent and ceasing patients from screening programmes. The document covers information and advice on:
- breast screening
- cervical screening
- bowel cancer screening
- mental capacity and consent
It also provides several template letters for patients withdrawing from programmes.
Published: 1 January 2009