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 the Autumn Budget means for bowel cancer
On Monday 29 October the Chancellor set out in the Budget how much money will be spent on health services in England in the coming years.
Barbara’s Time to Test Summer Challenge
Barbara Moss, a Bowel Cancer UK campaigner, tells us how she got on with the Time to Test Summer Challenge
It’s time to test for Lynch syndrome in Wales
Of the UK nations, we found that Wales is the only country where none of the seven health boards are following the latest guidance.
Our priorities for bowel cancer over the next ten years
In order to improve bowel cancer outcomes and care over the next ten years, we’re calling on these top three priorities to be addressed in the NHS 10 Year Plan.
Marking the half way point for the Scottish cancer strategy: What has been achieved and what still needs to be done?
This month marks the half way point of the Scottish cancer strategy “Beating Cancer: Ambition and Action”. We've taken a look at what has been achieved since its publication in March 2016, and which…
Ending the capacity crisis
This autumn we’re launching our new campaign calling on the Government to develop a fully funded action plan to tackle NHS staff shortages and end the capacity crisis.
The potential of FIT in patients presenting with bowel cancer symptoms
Baljit Singh, Colorectal Surgeon at University Hospital Leicester, explains the use of the new faecal immunochemical test (FIT), due to be introduced into the bowel cancer screening programme in England…