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Publications and resources about bowel screening

Page last updated: 05 August 2016

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Consumer Resources

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Thumbnail image of resource A Gift For Living Brochure

A Gift For Living Brochure

A 4 page DL Brochure on bowel cancer, screening and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. This brochure is available in 6 languages under the ‘Translated Consumer Resources’ tab.

Thumbnail image of resource A Gift For living FLYER

A Gift For living FLYER

A 2 page DL Flyer with brief information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program.

Thumbnail image of resource A Gift For Living Poster (A3)

A Gift For Living Poster (A3)

An A3 poster to encourage participation in the Program. This poster is available in 6 languages under the ‘Translated Consumer Resources’ tab.

Thumbnail image of resource A simple free test could save your life

A simple free test could save your life

A flyer which encourages program invitees to screen for bowel cancer. A copy of this flyer is available in 19 languages

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Fact Sheet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Fact Sheet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

This is a quick reference for facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Indigenous ENGLISH – Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet – A4

Indigenous ENGLISH – Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet – A4

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – get it, Do it, Post it, Done. This Fact Sheet is available in 6 languages under the ‘Translated Consumer Resources’ tab.

Thumbnail image of resource Indigenous ENGLISH – Bowel screening can save your life Flyer – A5

Indigenous ENGLISH – Bowel screening can save your life Flyer – A5

An A5 flyer to encourage participation in the Program. This flyer is available in 6 languages under the ‘Translated Consumer Resources’ tab.

Thumbnail image of resource Invitation Pack - Consumer Information Booklet

Invitation Pack - Consumer Information Booklet

This 32 page booklet provides information on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, including information on bowel cancer, screening, completing the faecal occult blood test kit, and information on the Register. It also contains the form that needs to be completed if people want to opt off or suspend from the Program.

This is available in 19 languages.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Invitation Pack - FOBT Kit - Instructions for Sample Collection

Invitation Pack - FOBT Kit - Instructions for Sample Collection

This two page instruction sheet explains how to collect the FOBT samples. If you have been invited to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and you require information about how to complete your FOBT Kit, please contact the FOBT Helpline on 1300 738 365 and you will be taken through the instructions step by step.

This is available in 19 languages.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Invitation Pack - Participant Details Form

Invitation Pack - Participant Details Form

SAMPLE ONLY - NOT FOR USE

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Invitation Pack - Participant Invitation Letter

Invitation Pack - Participant Invitation Letter

SAMPLE ONLY - NOT FOR USE

This letter is available in 19 languages.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Invitation Pack - Participant Pre-invitation Letter

Invitation Pack - Participant Pre-invitation Letter

SAMPLE ONLY - NOT FOR USE

This letter is available in 19 languages.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Notification Letter - Negative Result

Notification Letter - Negative Result

SAMPLE ONLY - NOT FOR USE

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Notification Letter - Positive Result

Notification Letter - Positive Result

SAMPLE ONLY - NOT FOR USE

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Participant Screening Pathway

Participant Screening Pathway

This A4 size brochure provides information on the points at which eligible people and Program participants will receive contact from the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Register.

Only available as an electronic version

Health Professional Resources

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Thumbnail image of resource Age Eligibility Handout

Age Eligibility Handout

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Colonoscopy brochure

Colonoscopy brochure

Brochure produced by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and the Gastroenterolgical Society of Australia. It is designed to provide information about the colonoscopy procedure.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Consultation Flip Chart

Consultation Flip Chart

This is a quick reference consultation flip chart which provides key information on bowel cancer and bowel cancer screening.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource Fact Sheet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Fact Sheet - National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

This is a quick reference for facts about bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource GP Information Brochure

GP Information Brochure

This is a quick reference to the role of Primary Health Care Medical Practitioners in the program and provides information on the screening pathway, duty of care, Immunochemical Faecal Occult Blood Tests (FOBTs) and payment arrangements.

Only available as an electronic version

Health Professionals Letter

This letter was sent to all health professionals involved in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program pathway to inform them of the second phase of the Program.

Only available as an electronic version

Reports

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Analysis of bowel cancer outcomes for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, December 2014

Only available as an electronic version

Cancer in Australia: an overview 2014

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, December 2014

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2016

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2016

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, July 2016 - link to external website.

Only available as an electronic version

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2013-14

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, June 2015

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2012-2013

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2012-2013

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, March 2012

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2011-2012

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2011-2012

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, July 2013

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2009

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2009

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, October 2009 - link to external website.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2008

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report 2008

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, December 2008 - link to external website.

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report: phase 2, July 2008- June 2011

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program monitoring report: phase 2, July 2008- June 2011

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, March 2012

Only available as an electronic version
Thumbnail image of resource National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: Annual Monitoring Report 2009 Data Supplement 2010

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: Annual Monitoring Report 2009 Data Supplement 2010

Published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, October 2009 - link to external website.

Only available as an electronic version

Review of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (Phase 2) – Final Report, Part 1

Published by the Department of Health and Ageing, November 2012

Only available as an electronic version

Review of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (Phase 2) - Final Report, Part 2

Published by the Department of Health and Ageing, November 2012

Only available as an electronic version

Report from the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Quality Working Group: Improving Colonoscopy Services in Australia

This report was commissioned by the Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council to advise on strategies to improve the quality, consistency, and availability of colonoscopy services in Australia.

Not available

Translated Consumer Resources

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Thumbnail image of resource ALYWARRA - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

ALYWARRA - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource ALYWARRA - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

ALYWARRA - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

An A5 flyer encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource ARABIC- A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

ARABIC- A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

A 4 page DL brochure with information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program

Thumbnail image of resource ARABIC - A Gift For Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

ARABIC - A Gift For Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

An A5 poster to encourage participation in the Program

Thumbnail image of resource ARRERNTE - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

ARRERNTE - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource ARRERNTE - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

ARRERNTE - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

An A5 flyer encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource CHINESE SIMPLIFIED - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

CHINESE SIMPLIFIED - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

A 4 page DL brochure with information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program

Thumbnail image of resource CHINESE SIMPLIFIED - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

CHINESE SIMPLIFIED - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

An A5 poster to encourage participation in the Program

Thumbnail image of resource CHINESE TRADITIONAL - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

CHINESE TRADITIONAL - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

A 4 page DL brochure with information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program

Thumbnail image of resource CHINESE TRADITIONAL - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

CHINESE TRADITIONAL - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

An A5 poster to encourage participation in the Program

Thumbnail image of resource GREEK - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

GREEK - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

A 4 page DL brochure with information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program

Thumbnail image of resource GREEK - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

GREEK - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

An A5 poster to encourage participation in the Program

Thumbnail image of resource ITALIAN - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

ITALIAN - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

A 4 page DL brochure with information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program

Thumbnail image of resource ITALIAN - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

ITALIAN - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

An A5 poster to encourage participation in the Program

Thumbnail image of resource LURITJA - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

LURITJA - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource LURITJA - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

LURITJA - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

An A5 flyer encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource PITJANTJATJARA - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

PITJANTJATJARA - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource PITJANTJATJARA - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

PITJANTJATJARA - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

An A5 flyer encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource TSI CREOLE - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

TSI CREOLE - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource TSI CREOLE - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

TSI CREOLE - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

An A5 flyer encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource VIETNAMESE - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

VIETNAMESE - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Brochure (DL)

A 4 page DL brochure with information on bowel cancer, screening and the Program

Thumbnail image of resource VIETNAMESE - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

VIETNAMESE - A Gift for Living National Bowel Cancer Poster (A3)

An A5 poster to encourage participation in the Program

Thumbnail image of resource WARLPIRI - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

WARLPIRI - Bowel screening can save your life Factsheet (A4)

An A4 Fact Sheet encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.

Thumbnail image of resource WARLPIRI - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

WARLPIRI - Bowel screening can save your life Flyer (A5)

An A5 flyer encouraging participation in the Program – Get it, Do it, Post it, Done.