National Bowel Screening Programme is a FREE programme to help detect Bowel Cancer. It is being offered to men and women aged 60-74 who are eligible for publicly funded healthcare.
The programme will be available to eligible people in the Waikato DHB region from March 2021.
When it is your turn to take part you’ll be sent:
- An invitation letter
- A consent form
- A free bowel screening test kit
You’ll receive your first invitation within two years of the programme starting.
The test is clean, simple and you can do it at home.
Bowel Screening is for people who don’t have any symptoms of bowel cancer. If you are experiencing any symptoms please contact your doctor, don’t wait to receive your bowel screening test.