Using information to improve bowel cancer care

Welcome to the Bowel Cancer Intelligence UK Patient-Public Group website. We are a group of independent patient advocates who are passionate about improving outcomes for bowel cancer patients across the UK.

We support the Cancer Research UK funded UK Colorectal Cancer Intelligence Hub.
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We support the Yorkshire Cancer Research Bowel Cancer Improvement Programme (BCIP).
YCR BCIP
Find out about Dr Nick Burr’s work on post colonoscopy colorectal cancers.
BMJ paper
Read a plain language summary of Dr Hayley Fenton's paper on surgery for colorectal cancer that has spread to the liver.
liver surgery paper
Read a plain language summary of Dr Beth Levick's paper on time to surgery following short-course radiotherapy.
Rectal cancer paper
Our Patient-Public Group has worked with Public Health England on how to acknowledge the source of the data.
Acknowledging patients

Blog

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Paul Affleck, our Programme Manager, reflects on the recent use MY data “Say what you do, do what you say...

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One of our Research Fellows, Dr Bethany Levick, recently spoke about being a researcher at a local primary school. Last...

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Charlotte Sturley BCI UK PhD Student. In June I presented some preliminary findings from my PhD research at the 18th...

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Emily Boldison, BCI – UK Engagement Facilitator, reports back from attending an NIHR Patient-Public Group. The involvement of patients and...

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News

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We are delighted to announce that following a very successful recruitment drive, we have expanded our group and we now...

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Type of opportunity: Patient-Public Group Member Application deadline: Thursday 18th March 2021. Opportunity details: We are seeking patients, carers and...

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To accompany our recent post-colonoscopy colorectal cancer paper, our Patient-Public Group have written an opinion piece for the British Medical...

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We have a new paper in the British Medical Journal! It compares risk-adjusted 3-year post-colonoscopy colorectal cancer (PCCRC) rates across...

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