Faster Cancer Treatment Business Rules and Data Definitions

These documents support implementation and reporting of the 62-day Faster cancer treatment (FCT) health target and 31-day FCT indicator.

  • Tumour specific reporting guidance (February 2017)
  • Delay code reporting guidance (December 2016)
  • High suspicion of cancer definitions (September 2015, with updates April 2016)
  • Business rules and data definitions (March 2014)
  • Data definitions and business rules – what’s changed? (March 2014)
  • Use cases (October 2014)
  • Reporting template

Under the FCT health target 85 percent of patients are expected to receive their first cancer treatment (or other management) within 62 days of being referred with a high suspicion of cancer and a need to be seen within two weeks.

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