Publication - Strategy/plan

Bowel Cancer Framework for Scotland

Published: 20 Apr 2004
Part of:
Health and social care

Bowel cancer is an improtant health issue worldwide and, in Scotland, it represents a major problem. In this framework the key components of a national bowel cancer service programme are outlined.

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Bowel Cancer Framework for Scotland
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Cancer Scenarios: an aid to planning cancer services in Scotland in the next decade ISD, NHSScotland, Edinburgh (May 2001)

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Improving Scotland's Health: The Challenge Scottish Executive (2003)

Let's Make Scotland More Active: A Strategy for Physical Activity Scottish Executive (2003)

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Useful web addresses

Cancer in Scotland:

Information and Statistics Division:

Scottish Executive Health Department:

Scottish Health on the Web

The Scottish Executive Health Department is not responsible for the undernoted sites and cannot guarantee the accuracy or currency of any of the material you may find there.

Bowel Cancer Awareness Project (BCAP) NHS Lanarkshire and Forth Valley -

Colon Cancer Concern

West of Scotland Cancer Awareness Project -

South East of Scotland Cancer Network (SCAN) Cancer Information Network -

West of Scotland Managed Clinical Networks -

Lanarkshire Cancer Information Service -

National Institute for Clinical Excellence -

NHS Quality Improvement Scotland -

Scottish Medicines Consortium -