National Cancer Intelligence Network
The NCIN is a UK-wide initiative, working to drive improvements in standards of cancer care and clinical outcomes by improving and using the information collected about cancer patients for analysis, publication and research. Find out more about NCIN.
The Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset went live on 1st January with first submissions due on 7th March 2013.
Revised documentation has now been published on the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset (COSD) latest downloads page and includes some minor amendments to the dataset and additional guidance to support Providers in collection and submission of the data.
COSD is the new national standard for reporting cancer information in England. The Information Standards Notice and specification can be downloaded from the ISB website.
Further information, including the revised Dataset and User Guide, can be found on the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset (COSD) home page.
The NCIN are currently recruiting a Patient/Consumer Representative NCIN Scientific Advisory Group (SAG).
See details of the role and how to apply on our vacancies page.