Bowel Cancer Screening (England)

The Bowel Cancer Screening (BCS) programme in England delivers electronic results into Vision. An implementation on the EDIFACT Laboratory Service Report sends Faecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) results to GP practices electronically.

This service is currently available for English practices only.

As all the BCS messages come from the same source (the BCS Service) the following Trading Partner is set up within GP Communicator:

  • Name - BCS01
  • Description - Bowel Cancer Screening Service
  • Trading Partner Cipher - BCS
  • Reference Code - BCS01
  • Recipient Link Code - 10000381000005:80
  • DTS Name - t1410hc1