Liverpool and Wirral Screening Centre: bowel cancer screening programme

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit for the bowel cancer screening programme in Liverpool and Wirral screening centre held on 9 June 2016.


QA visit report: Liverpool and Wirral Bowel Cancer Screening Centre

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Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in bowel cancer screening. This is to ensure that all eligible people have access to a consistent high quality service wherever they live.

QA visits are carried out by the PHE 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 as appropriate
  • evidence submitted by the provider(s), commissioner and external organisations as appropriate
  • information collected during pre-review visits, including a review of patient case notes, relevant pathology and radiology slides and reports
  • information shared with the QA team as part of the visit process
Published 23 November 2017