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Articles on bowel screening, bowel cancer and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Online module for National Pilot available now

November 26, 2018

The online training module for health centre staff taking part in the National Pilot is now available.

Click here to find the online module and other National Pilot materials.

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Applications for Pilot closed

July 30, 2018

Applications to take part in the National Indigenous Bowel Screening Pilot to help make bowel screening more accessible for Indigenous Australians have now closed.


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Bowel screening story on NITV

May 2, 2018

Raising awareness of bowel cancer and the importance of bowel screening.

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Stories of survival from the NZ symposium

March 8, 2018

This video was first shown at the Indigenous people and cancer: a shared agenda for Aotearoa, Australia, and Pacific nations symposium in New Zealand on Tuesday 20 February 2018.


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Call for stories

March 1, 2018

Do you have a story to share about bowel cancer or the bowel screening test?

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Bowel cancer is everybody’s business

February 22, 2018

Hosting a men’s or women’s health event?

New postcards are available to promote bowel screening amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women.

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Music video – Check ’em from the Muludja Mob

January 2, 2018

Indigenous Hip Hop Projects came together with Menzies School of Health Research and the Department of Health on beautiful Gooniyandi country to make a music message about culture, country, bush medicine, health and having the bowel screening test.

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Like, share and stay connected

January 2, 2018

2018 is going to be an exciting year for bowel screening and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Connect with us now so you don’t miss a thing.

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Webinar: How to encourage your patients to do a bowel screening test

November 13, 2017

Join Professor Gail Garvey, Dr Brad Murphy and Peggy Manton-Williams for this webinar that aims to give health professionals skills, knowledge and confidence to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients to bowel screen and participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP).


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Using humour to make it easier to talk about bowel screening – New online training module launched

October 27, 2017

An interactive online training module has just been released to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers to talk with their patients about bowel screening.

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Why is bowel screening important?

August 29, 2017

We need to make it ok to talk about bowel screening – it’s a simple test that could save your life.

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