Survey: Have you completed the Bowel FIT test?

We are trying to learn what stops people completing the Bowel faecal immunochemical (FIT) test. Please support us by completing our quick survey.

The NHS bowel screening checks is available to everyone aged 60 to 74 years. The programme is expanding to make it available to everyone aged 50 to 59 years. This is happening gradually over 4 years and started in April 2021.

The home test kit, is called a faecal immunochemical test (FIT), to collect a small sample of poo and send it to a lab. This is checked for tiny amounts of blood. Blood can be a sign of polyps or early indication of bowel cancer. Polyps are growths in the bowel. They are not cancer but may turn into cancer over time.

If the test finds anything unusual, you might be asked to go to hospital to have further tests.

We are trying to learn what stops people completing the Bowel FIT test.

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All responses provided will be anonymous. We will collate individual responses during the analysis. When reporting on this we will not include identifiable personal information Healthwatch West Sussex is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and security.

We process any personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations [GDPR] and the 2018 Data Protection Act.

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