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See link right for 2WW GP Gateway Guidance
NICE Guidelines 12: Suspected Cancer Recognition and Referral
Simple document summarising the guidelines
Designed to be handed to patient when a 2WW referral has been made.
Contains information on what the patient has been referred for and what to expect next
Safety netting is a ‘diagnostic strategy’ or ‘consultation technique’ and requires effective systems and processes to ensure timely re-appraisal of a patient’s condition
This workbook identifies whether the practice have systems in place to ensure that all clinical staff and locums are aware of safety netting priorities and are following best practice
The guide will provide information on some of the barriers to participation in the cervical screening programme and the details of tried and tested interventions that could be used in practice, to encourage participation (through informed choice).
Bowel screening is a key way to save lives from bowel cancer.
It aims to detect bowel cancer at an early stage before symptoms have a chance to develop. It may also help to prevent bowel cancer through the identification and removal of potentially harmful adenomas
Primary care involvement in the bowel screening programme can really drive engagement.
This guide will help brief GPs on the latest developments within the programme and suggest ways that they can get involved.
Pictorial description of how to collect a poo sample to complete the bowel screening test
The Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) is a type of faecal occult blood test used to detect traces of human blood in stool samples.
FIT can be used:
- As the primary test in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP), aimed at individuals without symptoms
- As a test to guide the management of individuals who present with symptoms (symptomatic)
There are significant differences between each use of FIT which are important for health professionals to be aware of. See additional information
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