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Person with cancer—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPerson with cancer-radiotherapy start date
Synonymous names:Help on this termPER_RADIOTHERAPY_START_DATE
METeOR identifier:Help on this term555794
Registration status:Help on this termWA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015
Definition:Help on this termThe date when a person with cancer begins a course of radiotherapy treatment, expressed as DDMMYYYY.
Data Element Concept:Person with cancer—radiotherapy start date

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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

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Radiotherapy start date is used to collect information about service volumes for the purpose of calculating radiotherapy waiting times. It can also be used to examine cancer patient care for safety and quality monitoring and other public health purposes.

This is a mandatory data item for national reporting in the:

Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15

Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-

Establishments that are in scope for national reporting are only those health care establishments that provide megavoltage external beam radiotherapy treatment.

 

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

See also Patient—radiotherapy start date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 07/12/2011, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

See also Radiotherapy waiting times NMDS 2015-2018 Health, Superseded 25/01/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2013-14 WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

WA Health Non-Admitted Patient Activity and Wait List Data Collection (NAPAAWL DC) 2014-15 WA Health, Endorsed 24/04/2015

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