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A primary care-based intervention to improve participation in the NHS bowel cancer screening programme

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Background: Currently, participation in the NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (NHSBCSP) is poor, with around half of all people invited returning their (FOBT) kits. The research programme aimed to investigate whether a general practitioner’s (GP) letter encouraging participation and a detailed leaflet explaining how to complete the (FOBT) included with the invitation materials would improve uptake.

Methods: The research programme was divided into three phases which were designed ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-01-17

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