In line with guidance published by the Welsh Government, changes have been made to the guidance and information below, according to the 'New Lower Gastrointestinal 'FIT' National Optimal Pathway'.
The PHW Symptomatic FIT testing service is suitable for adult patients of any age group with signs or symptoms of potential colorectal cancer as defined in the ‘Welsh Health Circular – New Lower Gastrointestinal ‘FIT’ National Optimal Pathway’. Please ensure the patient meets the criteria before making a referral.
Please see ‘Welsh Health Circular – New Lower Gastrointestinal ‘FIT’ National Optimal Pathway’ for more information on pathway and safety netting advice.
For further guidance, please refer to ACPGBI/BSG national guidance and local clinical pathways.
For any queries about a Symptomatic FIT referral, please contact:
This form is intended for requesting Faecal Immunochemical Tests (qFIT/FIT) by a clinician for symptomatic patients according to local arrangements made with participating Health Boards (Betsi Cadwaladr UHB, Cardiff & Vale UHB, Powys THB and Swansea Bay UHB ONLY)
Please complete all the questions below for the referral to be processed.