DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN FOR CANCER OR BREAST SYMPTOMS

The reason why a delay occurred between the CANCER REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE and the DATE FIRST SEEN, when the PRIORITY TYPE of the SERVICE REQUEST was National Code 3 'Two Week Wait'.

This is the reason why the Health Care Provider was unable to provide an APPOINTMENT DATE within the service standard of two weeks.

National Codes:

01Clinic cancellation
02Out-patient capacity inadequate (i.e. no cancelled clinic, but not enough slots for this PATIENT
03Administrative delay
04Referral not received within 24 hours (Retired 1 July 2012) 
05PATIENT unavailable (the PATIENT has declined the opportunity to be seen within two weeks prior to any APPOINTMENT being offered)
06PATIENT declines (the PATIENT declines all APPOINTMENT dates offered within two weeks)
07PATIENT cancellation (the PATIENT cancels their booked APPOINTMENT)
08PATIENT care not commissioned by the English NHS (waiting time standard does not apply)
98Other reason
99Other reason (Retired 1 July 2012) 

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This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyDELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER)
pluralDELAY REASONS REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN FOR CANCER