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CEO Deborah Alsina MBE to leave Bowel Cancer UK
Our long standing Chief Executive, Deborah Alsina MBE, has announced she will be leaving the charity in August. Deborah is taking up the role of Chief Executive of Independent Age.
Join us for Walk Together to stop people dying of bowel cancer
Registrations are now open for our annual Walk Together events this September.
Boult Wade Tennant announce us as charity partner
We’re delighted to be announced as one of Boult Wade Tennant’s charity partners for 2019.
We hand in Lynch syndrome petition to UK governments
This week we hand in our Time to Test petition to England, Scotland and Northern Ireland governments signed by nearly 10,000 people. Together with our campaign supporters and patients we are calling on…
NHS publishes long awaited Interim People Plan
Today, NHS Improvement’s Chair, Baroness Dido Harding, published the interim People Plan which sets out their immediate vision for the NHS workforce in 2019/2020 to support delivery of the NHS Long Term…
A huge thank you to all our volunteers
To mark Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June) we’re saying a huge thank you to our wonderful volunteers who make our work, of saving more lives from bowel cancer, possible. From getting involved in our fundraising…
NHS release new interim cancer screening review
Today NHS England published the interim report of Professor Sir Mike Richards’ independent review of national cancer screening programmes in England. The review aims to overhaul cancer screening in England…
We fund a Surgical Specialty Lead in advanced bowel cancer
We’re delighted to announce the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) are creating a Surgical Specialty Lead in colorectal liver metastases. This exciting new post is funded by us, working in partnership…
We call on UK Governments to tackle rise in bowel cancer incidence
Two landmark research studies published today have shown that the number of people diagnosed with bowel cancer under 50 is increasing in many countries around the world, including the UK.