Colonoscopy preparation

If you have an appointment for a colonoscopy exam there will be some preparation the day before, which your doctor will inform you of in advance. It is important to follow the guidelines as the preparation is required to ensure the results will be as accurate as possible. Having a basic understanding of the colonoscopy…

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Bowel cancer screening is vital for over 50s too

Currently bowel cancer screening is offered by the NHS for anyone over the age of 60. However, if this age was reduced to 50, each year an additional 4,000 people would have the opportunity to be diagnosed earlier, therefore increasing their chance of survival. Screening is a more robust method of diagnosis than via referral…

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