Bowel cancer diagnostic assessment cluster
Data Set Specification Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Set Specification|
|DSS type:||Data Element Cluster|
The Bowel cancer diagnostic assessment cluster comprises a set of standardised data definitions used for monitoring the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP). This cluster includes information on people who participated in the NBCSP and received a positive screening result and then had a cancer diagnostic assessment.
This metadata set is not mandated for collection, i.e. it reflects best practice when collecting data in relation to bowel screening rather than a nationally mandated set of data items that must be provided.It is intended to be used by the National Bowel Cancer Screening Register. It can also be used by a wider range of health and health-related professionals who collect and/or use the data in relation to the NBCSP.
Collection and usage attributes
|Statistical unit:||Persons who either have participated in or will be participating in Bowel cancer screening programs and who have answered yes in relation to having undergone a cancer diagnostic assessment.|
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|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Implementation start date: 01/07/2014
Implementation end date: 30/06/2018
Reporting of the data elements in this cluster is conditional upon answering 'Yes' to the Person—cancer diagnostic assessment indicator, yes/no code N data element.