CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON

The reason why a Cancer Care Spell Delay occurred.

This could be the delay between the:

National Codes:

01Clinic cancellation
02Out-patient capacity inadequate (i.e. no cancelled clinic, but not enough slots for this PATIENT)
03Administrative delay
04Elective cancellation (for non-medical reason) for treatment in an admitted care setting
05Elective capacity inadequate (PATIENT unable to be scheduled for treatment within standard time) for treatment in an admitted care setting
06Delay to diagnostic test or treatment planning (Retired 1 July 2012) 
07Complex diagnostic pathway (many, or complex, diagnostic tests required)
08Delay due to referral between Trusts (Retired 1 July 2012) 
10Treatment delayed for medical reasons (PATIENT unfit for treatment episode, excluding planned recovery period following diagnostic test) in an admitted care setting
11Diagnosis delayed for medical reasons (PATIENT unfit for diagnostic episode, excluding planned recovery period following diagnostic test)
13Delay due to recovery after an invasive test (PATIENT DIAGNOSIS or treatment delayed due to planned recovery period following an invasive diagnostic test)
14PATIENT Did Not Attend treatment APPOINTMENT 
16PATIENT Choice (PATIENT declined or cancelled an offered APPOINTMENT DATE for treatment)
17PATIENT choice delay relating to first Out-Patient Appointment
18Health Care Provider initiated delay to diagnostic test or treatment planning
19PATIENT initiated (choice) delay to diagnostic test or treatment planning, advance notice given
20PATIENT Did Not Attend an APPOINTMENT for a diagnostic test or treatment planning event (no advance notice)
21PATIENT failed to present for elective treatment (choice) in an admitted care setting
22PATIENT care not commissioned by the NHS in England (waiting time standard does not apply) for treatment in an admitted care setting
23Equipment breakdown
24Inconclusive diagnostic result
25Health Care Provider unable to make contact with PATIENT by telephone
26PATIENT choice (PATIENT declined or cancelled an offered APPOINTMENT DATE for follow up APPOINTMENT)
97Other reason (not listed)
98Other reason (Retired 1 April 2018)
99Other reason (Retired 1 July 2012)
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
formerlyDELAY REASON TO TREATMENT (CANCER), DELAY REASONS TO TREATMENT FOR CANCER
pluralCANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASONS