Clinical resources

Information and resources for clinicians about the NBCSP and the screening pathway.

Page last updated: 03 August 2016

National Bowel Screening Program: Factsheet - information for consumers and health professionals about bowel cancer and the NBCSP

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: GP Information Brochure - information on the role of GPs in the Program, the screening pathway, immunochemical FOBTs, duty of care, and payment arrangements.

Age Eligibility by Year of Birth handout - a guide to determine eligible ages for the Program each year to 2020. You can also check when an individual will receive their kit by entering their birthdate into the eligibility tool.

GP Education Series for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - a series of four short videos designed to provide general practitioners with a simplified approach to the NBCSP covering the following topics: What is screening, Classification of risk, Referral to colonoscopy and Case studies.

Facts about Colonoscopy - a brochure designed to provide information about the colonoscopy procedure to patients following a positive FOBT. This is sent to Program participants with their positive results notification letter and should aid discussion with their doctor.

Consultation Flipchart for use with patients - a quick reference consultation flip chart which provides key information on bowel cancer and bowel cancer screening.