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.
Tackling the endoscopy crisis in Scotland
In May 2018, Bowel Cancer UK called on the Scottish Government to tackle the growing endoscopy crisis after highlighting that two thirds of Scottish Health Boards are in breach of waiting time target for…
The future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the NHS
As AI will have a significant role in health over the next decade and will transform the way care is provided in the NHS, we’re examining the impact this will have for bowel cancer.
NHS Waiting Times trends shows drastic increase in delays to bowel cancer diagnostic testing
We look at how the waiting time figures for bowel cancer tests have changed over the last two years and discuss what this means for patients and the bowel cancer workforce.
How the actions of our campaigners made a difference in 2018
Together with bowel cancer patients, clinicians, political representatives and thousands of campaigners, we’ve been able to make real change happen in 2018.
What the new NHS England Long Term Plan means for bowel cancer patients
On Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May and Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, published the new NHS Long Term Plan.
Driving a new approach to delivering endoscopy services in Wales
We explain the challenges facing endoscopy services in Wales and what is needed to tackle the growing endoscopy crisis.
Campaigners are shaping our future
Earlier this year, nearly 500 campaigners responded to our survey aimed at finding out more about the people who campaign for us, what they think of our campaigns and why we’re lucky enough to have their…