National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set

The information in the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set is required to provide details on cancer SERVICES in England.

Overview

Introduction

The information in the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set  is required to provide details on cancer SERVICES in England. This enables the performance monitoring of  Health Care Providers and Integrated Care Boards  in order to maintain and increase standards across England.

Cancer Waiting Times data relates to the waiting time requirements outlined in the:

The National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set  supports waiting times which are defined on the NHS Digital  website at: Cancer Waiting Times Data Collection (CWT).

Patient Pathway Scenarios

The Patient Pathway Scenarios  for the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set  are to be used to manage the collection of data for all PATIENTS suspected of having, or diagnosed with cancer.

Transmission

Further guidance

See Patient Pathway Scenarios , for the scenarios which show:

  • the data items required for a range of health care scenarios and

  • information on how records will be validated to ensure these scenarios have been correctly reported.

Mandation

The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present

  • R = Required: NHS business processes cannot be delivered without this data element.  Required data elements may not be applicable to all PATIENT PATHWAYS, see Patient Pathway Scenarios  for further details

  • O = Optional: the inclusion of this data element is optional as required for local purposes.

Data Set Constraints

For guidance on the Data Set constraints, see the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Constraints.

XML Schema

For guidance on downloading the XML Schema, see XML Schema TRUD Download.

Specification

PATIENT AND PATHWAY IDENTIFICATION

To carry Patient and Pathway details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

NHS NUMBER

M

NHS NUMBER STATUS INDICATOR CODE

R

PATIENT PATHWAY IDENTIFIER

R

ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (PATIENT PATHWAY IDENTIFIER ISSUER)

Also Known As

This data set is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Schema NCWTMDS
Short name National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring