CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY) is the reason why a Cancer Care Spell Delay occurred, where the Health Care Provider was unable to communicate the outcome of the Cancer Faster Diagnosis Pathway to the PATIENT within the service standard of 28 days.

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

07

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

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  

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)

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)

Also Known As

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASONS (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set references in description CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)
Data Element CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY) references in description CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)
Supporting Information National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Scenarios references in description CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)