WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENT (TREATMENT)
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:
- When a patient pause is initiated because the PATIENT is unavailable for treatment for a specified period because of family commitments, holidays, or other (non-clinical) reasons
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||WAITING TIME ADJUSTMENTS (TREATMENT)|