Welome to our campaigns blog. This is our space to explore key issues affecting people with bowel cancer such as prevention, early diagnosis and treatment and care. We will be sharing our latest campaign updates and providing commentary and analysis on external policy. We also provide links to further information and resources.
What we want to see in the final People Plan for the NHS workforce in England
This blog gives an overview of what the Interim People Plan proposed and outlines our top three tests for what the final People Plan must include to adequately address workforce challenges in bowel cancer.
Welsh Assembly Member, Jayne Bryant, explains why she became a Bowel Cancer Champion
In March 2019, Jayne Bryant, Assembly Member (AM) for Newport West, became the first AM to pledge to become a Bowel Cancer Champion. In this blog she explains why.
Time to Test for Lynch syndrome - Our week of action
Read about our week of action taking our petition to No. 10 Downing Street and Governments in Scotland and Northern Ireland to tell them it’s time to test for Lynch syndrome.
Tom tells us why he’s campaigning to improve testing for Lynch syndrome
Tom is actively involved in our Time to Test campaign which calls for better identification and care of people with Lynch syndrome. He wrote to his MP to voice his concerns that bowel cancer patients weren’t…
Working together to ensure the greatest impact
To have the greatest impact, we’re working together with many organisations across the bowel cancer community. This includes working closely with the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) who play a vital…
Wales commits to testing all bowel cancer patients for Lynch syndrome!
During Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, the Wales Cancer Network and the All Wales Medical Genetic Service announced that every health board in Wales will test all bowel cancer patients for Lynch syndrome,…
The treatment break rule in England and what it means for advanced bowel cancer patients
This blog explains the treatment break rule, why we’re pushing for its removal, and invites you to share your experience with us if you’ve been affected by it.