qFIT Testing (Part of Healthcare Science Week)(p.m. Crosshouse)

NHS Ayrshire & Arran Healthcare Science Week

Quantitative Faecal Immunochemical Test (qFIT)

2.00 – 4.00 pm

Alexander Fleming Lecture Theatre, University Hospital Crosshouse

Keynote Speakers:
Judith Strachan and Dr Craig Mowat – Introducing qFIT testing in Tayside
Mr Martin Downey and Dr Ian Godber – qFIT experience in Lanarkshire

Colonoscopy has been the “gold standard” diagnostic test for detection of bowel cancer, however qFIT testing has had wide implementation in recent years with success as a primary screening test for bowel cancer. Our key note speakers will present two different implementation pathways ,one within primary care and one via secondary care.

For more information, please contact Catrina MacGregor, HCS Professional Lead:

01292 513622 or 07710 210586, catrina.macgregor@nhs.net 

Working pattern 2 days weekly between Wednesday and Friday.

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