National Cancer Waiting Times Monitoring Data Set 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:

Mandation

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

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.