WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT)

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WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT) records the number of days that should be removed from the derived waiting time between CANCER TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE and TREATMENT START DATE (CANCER).

The recording of this data item is mandatory for all Tumours, regardless of whether a national service standard is in place.

Adjustments are allowed in the following circumstances:

WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT) should only be recorded where CANCER CARE SETTING FOR TREATMENT is:

Guidance on calculating the number of days which may be removed from the waiting time is available on the NHS Digital website at: Cancer Waiting Times.

 

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pluralWAITING TIME ADJUSTMENTS (TREATMENT)

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