National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set

IntroductionThe information in the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set is required to provide details on cancer SERVICES in England.

Overview

Introduction

The information in the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set  is required to provide details on cancer SERVICES in England. This enables the performance monitoring of  Health Care Providers and Clinical Commissioning Groups  in order to maintain and increase standards across England.

Cancer Waiting Times data relates to the waiting time requirements outlined in the:

The National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set  supports waiting times which are defined on the NHS Digital  website at: Cancer Waiting Times Data Collection (CWT).

Patient Pathway Scenarios

The Patient Pathway Scenarios  for the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set  are to be used to manage the collection of data for all PATIENTS suspected of having, or diagnosed with cancer.

Transmission

Further guidance

See Patient Pathway Scenarios , for the scenarios which show:

  • the data items required for a range of health care scenarios and

  • information on how records will be validated to ensure these scenarios have been correctly reported.

Mandation

The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present

  • R = Required: NHS business processes cannot be delivered without this data element.  Required data elements may not be applicable to all PATIENT PATHWAYS, see Patient Pathway Scenarios  for further details

  • O = Optional: the inclusion of this data element is optional as required for local purposes.

Data Set Constraints

For guidance on the Data Set constraints, see the National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set Constraints.

XML Schema

For guidance on downloading the XML Schema, see XML_Schema_TRUD_Download.

Specification

PATIENT AND PATHWAY IDENTIFICATION

To carry Patient and Pathway details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

NHS NUMBER

M

NHS NUMBER STATUS INDICATOR CODE

R

PATIENT PATHWAY IDENTIFIER

R

ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (PATIENT PATHWAY IDENTIFIER ISSUER)

OUTPATIENT SERVICES

To carry Outpatient Services details.One occurrence of this group is permitted.

Mandation

Data Elements

R

SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR OUT-PATIENTS

R

PRIORITY TYPE CODE

R

DECISION TO REFER DATE (CANCER OR BREAST SYMPTOMS)

R

CANCER REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE

R

TWO WEEK WAIT CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL TYPE

R

CONSULTANT UPGRADE DATE

R

ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF PROVIDER CONSULTANT UPGRADE)

R

DATE FIRST SEEN

R

ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF PROVIDER FIRST SEEN)

R

WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (FIRST SEEN)

R

WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (FIRST SEEN)

R

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (FIRST SEEN)

O

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON COMMENT (FIRST SEEN)

R

CANCER DIAGNOSTIC REFERRAL ROUTE

R

RAPID DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE PATHWAY COMPLIANCE INDICATOR

PATIENT STATUS AND DIAGNOSIS

To carry Patient Status and Diagnosis details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

CANCER OR SYMPTOMATIC BREAST REFERRAL PATIENT STATUS

R

PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS (ICD)

R

TUMOUR LATERALITY

R

CANCER TREATMENT PERIOD START DATE

R

ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF PROVIDER CANCER DECISION TO TREAT)

R

REFERRAL REQUEST RECEIVED DATE (INTER-PROVIDER TRANSFER)

R

PROSTATE CANCER CLINICAL RISK CATEGORY

R

CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY END REASON

R

PRIMARY CANCER SITE (CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)

R

CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY END DATE

R

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

O

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

R

CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY EXCLUSION REASON

O

CARE PROFESSIONAL TYPE (OUTCOME COMMUNICATION CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)

O

METHOD OF COMMUNICATION (END OF CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY)

R

ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF CANCER FASTER DIAGNOSIS PATHWAY END DATE)

R

SERVICE REQUESTED DATE (INTER-PROVIDER TRANSFER)

R

ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (REFERRING)

R

ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (RECEIVING)

O

CANCER TRANSFER REFERRING REASON (INTER-PROVIDER TRANSFER)

O

CANCER TRANSFER RECEIVING REASON (INTER-PROVIDER TRANSFER)

TREATMENT EVENTS

To carry Treatment Event details.One occurrence of this group is permitted.

Mandation

Data Elements

R

TREATMENT START DATE (CANCER)

R

ORGANISATION SITE IDENTIFIER (OF PROVIDER CANCER TREATMENT START DATE)

R

CANCER TREATMENT EVENT TYPE

R

CANCER TREATMENT MODALITY

R

CLINICAL TRIAL INDICATOR

R

CANCER CARE SETTING (TREATMENT)

R

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (DECISION TO TREATMENT)

O

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON COMMENT (DECISION TO TREATMENT)

R

WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT)

R

WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT REASON (TREATMENT)

R

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (REFERRAL TO TREATMENT)

O

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON COMMENT (REFERRAL TO TREATMENT)

R

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)

O

CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY REASON COMMENT (CONSULTANT UPGRADE)

Also Known As

This data set is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Schema NCWTMDS
Short name National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring