Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults

I want the Government to work with the NHS and Public Health England to ensure that bowel cancer screening tests are offered to all adults, not just people over the age of 55.

7,222 Signatures

Status
Open
Opened
Tuesday 17th November 2020
Last 24 hours signatures
14
Signature Deadline
Monday 17th May 2021
Estimated Final Signatures: 7,296

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Recent Documents related to Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults

1. Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults
09/11/2020 - Petitions

Found: I want the Government to work with the NHS and Public Health England to ensure that bowel cancer screening

2. Bowel screening to start at 50
10/08/2018 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Bowel screening to start at 50 - GOV.UK

3. NHS screening programmes: annual report
08/03/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: NHS Screening Programmes in England 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 32ContentsForeword 4-5What do we screen

4. NHS screening programmes: annual report
08/03/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: 2014 to 2015NHS Screening Programmes in England This report is full of examples that show why the English

5. NHS England annual accountability statements
05/08/2020 - Department of Health and Social Care
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Found: 1 NHS England Annual Accountability Statement for NHS Public Health Functions (S7A) Agreement

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults

1. Bowel Cancer Screening
01/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered bowel cancer screening.It is a great pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: cash-strapped NHS? That is why we need an effective screening programme that includes lowering the screening age - Speech Link
3: optimal screening programme—I will come to that in a moment.In Wales around 2,200 people are diagnosed - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
29/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: Institute for Health and Care Excellence issued new guidance called “Hearing loss in adults: assessment - Speech Link
2: demonstrates a huge difference between privatising the NHS, which this Conservative party would never, ever - Speech Link
3: committed to the principle of an NHS that is free at the point of use, but the NHS has, under successive Governments - Speech Link

3. Cancer Workforce and Early Diagnosis
08/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: has considered early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: been campaigning to reduce the bowel cancer screening age to 50. I understand from my campaign and the - Speech Link

4. World Cancer Day
30/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered World Cancer Day.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link

5. Cancer Strategy
22/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered the Cancer Strategy.Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ensure bowel cancer screening is offered to all adults
1. Bowel Cancer: Screening
asked by: Rosie Cooper
20/10/2020
... how many patients have been awaiting bowel cancer screening; and what the average delay in weeks has been for patients waiting to receive bowel cancer screening in (a) the North West and (b) the UK in each month since March 2020.

2. Bowel Cancer: Screening
asked by: Rosie Cooper
20/10/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to tackle the backlog of bowel cancer screenings that has developed since those services were paused as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Bowel Cancer: Screening
asked by: Dan Jarvis
06/02/2020
... whether he plans to make an assessment of the potential merits of aligning the NHS England bowel cancer referral cut-off point for hidden blood levels in stool samples with the cut-off point in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

4. Bowel Cancer: Screening
asked by: Virendra Sharma
09/12/2020
... how many people who have received a faecal immunochemical positive test result through bowel cancer screening are awaiting a diagnostic test for the most recent date at which that information is available.

5. Bowel Cancer: Screening
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
13/04/2021
... what the take-up rate for bowel cancer screening was in (a) Coventry North East constituency and (b) Coventry in each of the last five years; and what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the up-take rate in those areas.

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My brother-in-law was diagnosed in January 2020 with stage 4 bowel cancer and sadly lost his battle in October 2020 at the young age of 30 and if tests had been done sooner, we believe he may have had a fighting chance. Due to his age, his symptoms were not recognised as being bowel cancer and nothing was done about this until it was sadly too late.


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