CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (CONSULTANT UPGRADE) is the reason why a Cancer Care Spell Delay occurred when a Consultant Upgrade took place.

Format / Length

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Permitted Codes

Code Description

01

Clinic cancellation

02

Out-patient capacity inadequate (i.e. no cancelled clinic, but not enough slots for this PATIENT)

03

Administrative delay

04

Elective cancellation (for non-medical reason) for treatment in an admitted care setting

05

Elective capacity inadequate (PATIENT unable to be scheduled for treatment within standard time) for treatment in an admitted care setting

06

Delay to diagnostic test or treatment planning (Retired 1 July 2012)

07

Complex diagnostic pathway (many, or complex, diagnostic tests required)

08

Delay due to referral between Trusts (Retired 1 July 2012)

10

Treatment delayed for medical reasons (PATIENT unfit for treatment episode, excluding planned recovery period following diagnostic test) in an admitted care setting

11

Diagnosis delayed for medical reasons (PATIENT unfit for diagnostic episode, excluding planned recovery period following diagnostic test)

13

Delay due to recovery after an invasive test (PATIENT DIAGNOSIS or treatment delayed due to planned recovery period following an invasive diagnostic test)

14

PATIENT

Did Not Attend treatment APPOINTMENT  

16

PATIENT

Choice (PATIENT declined or cancelled an offered APPOINTMENT DATE for treatment)

17

PATIENT

choice delay relating to first Out-Patient Appointment

18

Health Care Provider

initiated delay to diagnostic test or treatment planning

19

PATIENT

initiated (choice) delay to diagnostic test or treatment planning, advance notice given

20

PATIENT

Did Not Attend an APPOINTMENT for a diagnostic test or treatment planning event (no advance notice)

21

PATIENT

failed to present for elective treatment (choice) in an admitted care setting

22

PATIENT

care not commissioned by the NHS in England (waiting time standard does not apply) for treatment in an admitted care setting

23

Equipment breakdown

24

Inconclusive diagnostic result

25

Health Care Provider

unable to make contact with PATIENT by telephone

26

PATIENT

choice (PATIENT declined or cancelled an offered APPOINTMENT DATE for follow up APPOINTMENT)

97

Other reason (not listed)

98

Other reason (Retired 1 April 2018)

99

Other reason (Retired 1 July 2012)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly DELAY REASON (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)
Plural CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASONS (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)