Support for you
We offer a range of information and support you might find useful, including:
- booklets and factsheets
- information on our website about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
- an online forum
- email our nurse advisor who is able to offer support and answer your questions and concerns. You will receive a reply within four working days
- real-life stories
If you have worrying symptoms, feel unwell or are experiencing problems or side-effects as a result of your treatment, please consult your doctor without delay.
The information we provide is not a substitute for professional care and shouldn’t be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. We provide an information service only and are unable to offer medical advice, access emergency care or contact healthcare professionals directly.
A range of support services are also available from other organisations, including:
Free NHS helpline service for urgent medical concerns. Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by a team of fully trained advisers.
A team of specialist advisers available Monday – Friday 9am – 8pm
0808 808 00 00
Nurse helpline available Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
0808 800 4040
Bowel cancer screening helplines:
England bowel cancer screening programme 0800 707 60 60
Scottish bowel cancer screening programme 0800 0121 833
Bowel screening Wales 0800 294 3370
Northern Ireland bowel cancer screening programme 0800 015 2514