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.
Implementing a new approach to delivering endoscopy services in Wales
This week a debate was held at the National Assembly in Wales on the Health and Social Care Committee’s recommendation for the Welsh Government to develop a national endoscopy action plan to tackle the…
What the Government’s spending review means for our Capacity Crisis campaign
The Government’s 2019 spending review has allocated much-needed extra funding for Health Education England to help train NHS staff. However, this funding is not enough.
How we’re driving positive change on issues facing people affected by bowel cancer
Our vision is a future where nobody dies of bowel cancer. That’s why we work together with people affected by the disease, clinicians and researchers to campaign for early diagnosis and access to the best…
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…