Indigenous people and bowel screening – Information for health workers
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Health professionals can encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to take part in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. This fact sheet:
- provides an overview of the screening program
- highlights the importance of a trusted health professional’s recommendation
- explains what health workers can do to encourage participation
- addresses cultural concerns
- suggests ways to talk to their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients.
Original artwork by Jordan Lovegrove.