Bowel Screening Wales (BSW)

Data Providing Organisation:
Public Health Wales NHS Trust

Data Providing Type:
Registry data



Administrative and clinical information for bowel screening; currently offered to men and women who are resident in Wales aged between 60 and 74 years old.

Data Collection Method

SQL relational database.

Data Highlights

This dataset contains all individuals who are eligible and invited for bowel screening.

Access Requirements

As a restricted dataset, that requires the agreement of the data provider in addition to our standard Information Governance procedure.

More Information

See the BSW website for more information and to view their published reports.


Approx. 280,000 invitation and 140,000 screening test records per year

Data Level

Individual person

Data Years

Data available from end of October 2008 onwards

SAIL Schema