How the Na­tional Bowel Screen­ing Pro­gramme works

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60- to 74-year-olds are be­ing in­vited to take part around the time of their birth­day. Test­ing kits are sent out in the mail.

• If your birth­day is on an even-num­bered date (eg De­cem­ber 22), you will re­ceive a kit be­fore Au­gust 2019.

• If your birth­day is on an odd-num­bered date (eg De­cem­ber 23), you will re­ceive a kit be­tween Au­gust 2019 and Au­gust 2020.

• If you are cur­rently 74, you will re­ceive a test kit be­fore you turn 75.

• If you turn 60 any time from now, you will be sent a test kit af­ter your birth­day.

For more in­for­ma­tion, go to time­to­

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