Be COVIDSafe

Information about coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are closely monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. We are taking advice from our clinical expert advisory groups on how best to manage each program as the pandemic continues.

Find out what it means for you as a:

participant

health professional

Review of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

We are now accepting public submissions as part of our review of the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. Visit our Consultation Hub to have your say – your input and feedback is important to us.

Bowel Screening Test Kit Helpline

Contact this helpline for help doing the bowel cancer screening test. They will talk you through it, step by step. If you have recently done a bowel screening test and have not received your results in the mail, you or your GP can call this helpline to get your results.

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Find out when you will receive your test kit

Call the National Cancer Screening Register on 1800 627 701 to find out when you'll receive your free bowel cancer screening test in the mail. You can call Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm, except national public holidays.

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