National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set

National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Overview

The seven columns in the table show which data items are required for a range of health care scenarios:

Data Item
Scenario 1Scenario 2Scenario 3Scenario 4Scenario 5Scenario 6Scenario 7
NHS NUMBER
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
PATIENT PATHWAY IDENTIFIER
M
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
ORGANISATION CODE (PATIENT PATHWAY IDENTIFIER ISSUER)
M
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
DECISION TO REFER DATE (CANCER OR BREAST SYMPTOMS)
M*
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
O
N/A
SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS
M
N/A
N/A
M
N/A
O
N/A
PRIORITY TYPE CODE
M
N/A
N/A
M
N/A
O
N/A
CANCER REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE
M
M
N/A
O
N/A
O
N/A
TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE
M
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
O
N/A
CONSULTANT UPGRADE DATE
N/A
N/A
N/A
M
N/A
O
N/A
SITE CODE (OF PROVIDER CONSULTANT UPGRADE)
N/A
N/A
N/A
M
N/A
O
N/A
DATE FIRST SEEN
M
N/A
N/A
M
N/A
O
N/A
SITE CODE (OF PROVIDER FIRST SEEN)
M
N/A
N/A
M
N/A
N/A
N/A
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (FIRST SEEN)
M*
N/A
N/A
O*
N/A
N/A
N/A
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (FIRST SEEN)
M*
N/A
N/A
O*
N/A
N/A
N/A
DELAY REASON COMMENT (FIRST SEEN)
M*
N/A
N/A
M*
N/A
N/A
N/A
DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER OR BREAST SYMPTOMS)
M*
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM DISCUSSION INDICATOR
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM DISCUSSION DATE (CANCER)
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL PATIENT STATUS
M
M
M
M
M
M
M
PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
TUMOUR LATERALITY
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
CANCER TREATMENT EVENT TYPE
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
METASTATIC SITE
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
SITE CODE (OF PROVIDER CANCER DECISION TO TREAT)
M*
M
M
M
M
M
M
CANCER TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
TREATMENT START DATE (CANCER)
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
CANCER CARE SETTING (TREATMENT)
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
CLINICAL TRIAL INDICATOR
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
SITE CODE (OF PROVIDER CANCER TREATMENT START DATE)
N/A
M
M
M
M
M
M
RADIOTHERAPY PRIORITY
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
RADIOTHERAPY INTENT
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
DELAY REASON COMMENT (DECISION TO TREATMENT)
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
DELAY REASON (DECISION TO TREATMENT)
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT)
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (TREATMENT)
N/A
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
M*
DELAY REASON COMMENT (REFERRAL TO TREATMENT)
N/A
M*
N/A
M*
N/A
O*
N/A
DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO TREATMENT (CANCER)
N/A
M*
N/A
M*
N/A
O*
N/A
DELAY REASON COMMENT (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)
N/A
M*
N/A
M*
N/A
O*
N/A
DELAY REASON (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)
N/A
M*
N/A
M*
N/A
O*
N/A