This website is now part of Public Health Scotland. Visit our new website.
Improving health
Previously NHS Health Scotland


Publication name: The bowel screening test
Date: 02 May 2022
Description: This page contains a leaflets that tells you what you need to know about the bowel screening test, which is offered to all men and women aged 50 to 74 in Scotland every two years.
View options: Download files

__Bowel Screening booklet_English_May2022.pdf   [697.19 KB]

English language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Arabic.pdf   [880.95 KB]

Arabic language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Polish.pdf   [784.47 KB]

Polish language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Russian.pdf   [795.82 KB]

Russian language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Simplified Chinese (Mandarin).pdf   [944.82 KB]

Simplified Chinese language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Traditional Chinese (Cantonese).pdf   [972.43 KB]

Traditional Chinese language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Ukrainian.pdf   [770.68 KB]

Ukrainian language version

Bowel Screening booklet-May2022-Urdu.pdf   [1.17 MB]

Urdu language version

Alternative formats

If you require publications or documents in an alternative format such as large print, braille and audio versions, please contact Public Health Scotland publications -


Ordering publications

Health information resources services (HIRS) stock hard copies of all our healthcare publications for the public.

You can order these through your local HIRS.

We use cookies to help improve this website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue. Don't show this message again