The Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS National Services Scotland publish statistics relating to the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme twice per year. The most recent publication was released in February 2017 and covered the period May 2014 – April 2016. The publication includes information on uptake, laboratory workload and clinical outcomes.
The key points from the most recent publication are:
Our publication uses data shared by patients and collected by the NHS as part of their care and support.
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