Data Collection

The NHS collects a wide range of data and information about cancer patients and their treatment. We work with all our partners, including the health service, specialist clinical teams and cancer registries, to understand what information is required for the delivery of cancer services for effective patient care within the NHS, to improve data quality, timeliness and outcomes.

We are currently involved in several pieces of work related to data collection:

Our site also includes guidance on the implementation of Going Further on Cancer Waits prepared by the National Cancer Action Team and other partners.