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NHS population screening: information for transgender people

Information about the NHS population screening programmes available to transgender and non-binary people in England.

Applies to England



Screening providers should make this information available to trans and non-binary people to inform them about:

  • breast screening
  • cervical screening
  • abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
  • bowel screening

This information is also available in A4 PDF format above to print out and provide for people who cannot access digital information.

Contact the screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title.

Published 4 July 2017
Last updated 4 January 2023 + show all updates
  1. Information on bowel scope screening removed as this is no longer part of the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.

  2. Updating confidentiality section, replacing mention of Public Health England with NHS England.

  3. Addition of plain A4 PDF version for printing, to provide for people unable to access this information online.

  4. Addition of HTML version of leaflet.

  5. First published.