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Bowel Screening

Screening programmes are designed to detect signs of disease in the poulation and then to provide a reliable method of referral for dianostic testing and further treatment. Currently these include the following programmes:

Scottish Bowel Screening Programme
Breast Screening
Cervical Screening
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Newborn Blood Spot Screening
Pregnancy Screening
Universal Newborn Hearing Screening

For further information on detect cancer early go to NHS Inform Detect Cancer Early .

For more information regarding screening programmes in the Borders go to NHS Health Scotland