NICE recommends GPs use FIT test for all suspected colorectal cancer patients

In article published in PULSE outlining the possible changes to the NICE guidelines regarding FIT in Primary Care.

“NICE has recommended that GPs use FIT tests to triage all patients with signs or symptoms of colorectal cancer in a bid to reduce colonoscopy waiting times. In draft guidance that has been released for consultation today, NICE said that people with results > 10 µg of haemoglobin in their faeces should be referred on for further investigation.”

Read the article here