CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (FIRST SEEN)

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON is the reason why a Cancer Care Spell Delay occurred between the CANCER REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE and the DATE FIRST SEEN, when the PRIORITY TYPE is National Code 'Two Week Wait'.

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

17

PATIENT

choice delay relating to first Out-Patient Appointment

22

PATIENT

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

97

Other reason (not listed)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER), DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER OR BREAST SYMPTOMS)
Plural CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASONS (FIRST SEEN)