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Patient—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termRadiotherapy start date
METeOR identifier:Help on this term448147
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termThe date on which a patient commences a course of radiotherapy treatment, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Data Element Concept:Patient—radiotherapy start date

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termDate
Data type:Help on this termDate/Time
Format:Help on this termDDMMYYYY
Maximum character length:Help on this term8

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis item should be used when collecting information about service volumes for the purpose of calculating radiotherapy waiting times. If collecting radiotherapy start date to examine cancer patient care for safety and quality monitoring and other public health purposes use Cancer treatment—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Cancer treatment—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Superseded 08/05/2014

See also Cancer treatment—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 08/05/2014, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Person with cancer—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY WA Health, Endorsed 01/06/2017

See also Person with cancer—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

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Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2018- Health, Standard 25/01/2018
ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

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Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Healthcare Agreement PIa: Proportion of emergency radiotherapy treatment started within the emergency timeframe Health, Standardisation pending 12/01/2016
National Healthcare Agreement PIb: Waiting times for non-emergency radiotherapy Health, Standardisation pending 12/01/2016
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