If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a
version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please note: this guidance is currently under review
These guidelines provide information on consent and ceasing patients from screening programmes. The document covers information and advice on:
bowel cancer screening
mental capacity and consent
It also provides several template letters for patients withdrawing from programmes.
Information for people wishing to opt out of receiving screening invitations is available.