The service standard for referral to treatment for cancer is that the PATIENT must receive First Definitive Treatment within 62 days (or 31 days for Acute Leukaemia, testicular, and children's cancers), rather than within 18 Weeks.
A Cancer Referral To Treatment Period does NOT complete automatically if the PATIENT does not attend the first APPOINTMENT during the Cancer Referral To Treatment Period. WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (FIRST SEEN) is used to align waiting times monitoring with the service standard for 18 Weeks.
This supporting information is also known by these names:
|plural||Cancer Referral To Treatment Periods|