Shorter waits for cancer treatment - radiotherapy and chemotherapy

Reporting templates for shorter waits for cancer treatment - radiotherapy and chemotherapy

PP30 Part B: Shorter waits for cancer treatment - radiotherapy and chemotherapy

Radiotherapy

Completed monthly templates that measure the interval between the decision-to-treat and the patient beginning radiation treatment along with other related measures, are supplied on time and complete from the DHB of service (Cancer Centre DHB).

Chemotherapy

Completed monthly templates that measure the interval between the decision-to-treat and the patient beginning chemotherapy treatment along with other related measures, are supplied on time and complete from all DHBs where chemotherapy treatment has commenced (DHB of service).

Prioritisation Criteria and Guidelines

The purpose of the Prioritisation Criteria and Guidelines are to provide guidance for prioritising patients’ access to publicly funded radiation and medical oncology, and haemotology services.  These documents are intended for people planning and providing public radiation oncology services.