Durham and Darlington: bowel cancer screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to County Durham and Darlington bowel cancer screening programme held on 18 and 19 September 2018.


QA report: County Durham and Darlington bowel cancer screening programme

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Quality assurance (QA) visits are carried out by the Public Health England screening quality assurance service (SQAS).

The evidence for this report comes from:

  • routine monitoring data collected by the NHS screening programmes

  • data and reports from external organisations

  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations

  • information collected during pre-review visits to the screening centre office at Bishop Auckland Hospital (BAH) and the pathology department at University Hospital of North Durham (UHND)

  • information shared with the North regional SQAS as part of the visit process

  • radiology report included within the Tees bowel cancer screening programme (BCSP) QA visit report

Published 15 March 2019