DELAY REASON REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER)
A classification of the reason why a CANCER CARE SPELL DELAY was experienced with regard to a CANCER CARE SPELL if the delay occurred between referral and when the patient was first seen and where the referral was an urgent GP REFERRAL REQUEST for suspected cancer. This is the reason why the Provider was unable to offer a date within the target time.
|02||Out-patient capacity inadequate (i.e. no cancelled clinic, but not enough slots for this PATIENT|
|03||Administrative delay (e.g. failed to be rebooked after Did Not Attend, lost referral)|
|04||Referral not received within 24 hours|
References: The NHS National Cancer Waiting Times, DH, DSCN 22/2002.
This attribute is also known by these names:
|plural||DELAY REASONS REFERRAL TO FIRST SEEN (CANCER)|