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Information and impact on choosing to undergo a colonoscopy – Scottish Bowel Screening Programme.

Have your say on the information provided to Scottish Bowel Screening Programme Participants.

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We are looking for members of the public to attend workshops to help with the development of new materials designed to give information to participants of the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme about their risk of having bowel cancer. It is hoped that this information will help people make their own decision around whether or not to have a colonoscopy (camera test to look for bowel cancer). We estimate that this would involve up to 6 meetings lasting around 3 hours each, over a 9 month period.

Date from

25th August 2017

Date to

25th July 2018


University of Dundee; University of Stirling; Scottish Bowel Screening Programme.

The University of Dundee is one of the UK's leading universities, internationally recognised for its expertise across a range of disciplines including science, medicine, engineering and art.

The University of Stirling has an established reputation for innovative research relevant to the social, economic and cultural needs of society.

The Scottish Bowel Screening Programme aims to help find and treat bowel cancer early, preventing 150 deaths from bowel cancer in Scotland each year.



Digestive system
Health services and health delivery



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What support is offered?

The study team will assist you with any issues you have providing feedback




Out of pocket expenses to attend workshops will be reimbursed.

Can the work be done from home?


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