The second Service Requirement of the PCN DES 22/23 advises that PCN agree their contribution in Improving uptake in cervical and bowel NHS Cancer Screening Programmes (working with partners) and look at:

  • Increasing follow up on non-responders to invitations
  • Build on existing actions across PCN practices
  • Including at least one specific action to engage a group with low participation locally

Bowel Screening Awareness Campaign

CMCA has been running an awareness campaign to promote bowel cancer screening within South Asian communities in targeted areas of Liverpool.

The campaign uses narrated videos and quote cards to urge people from these communities to do the FIT test when they receive one.

There is a toolkit with information, promotional material and links to the videos which can be used by PCNs, GP practices, community organisations and individuals.