What is the National Bowel Screening Programme?

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This is a free programme to help detect bowel cancer.

The National Bowel Screening Programme is being rolled out across New Zealand  starting in 2017.  It is being offered to men and women aged 60 to 74years who
are eligible for publicly funded health care.

Bowel screening is for people who don’t have symptoms of bowel cancer.  If you have any bowel symptoms that concern you, discuss these with your doctor, don’t wait to receive your free bowel screening test.

For more information about Bowel Screening, visit the National Bowel Screening Programme page here