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Radiotherapy dataset annual report 2009/2010

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This report, compiled by the Radiotherapy Clinical Information Group, details the first year's experience of collecting and using a new radiotherapy dataset.

It outlines the approach taken to data collection, completeness, timeliness and validity of the data collected, and the quality assurance process.

It gives details of the mechanism for feeding data back to the radiotherapy facilities and the commissioners, and makes some preliminary analysis of the whole dataset submitted by the English radiotherapy facilities during the financial year 2009/10.

The Radiotherapy Clinical Information Group reports to the National Cancer Information Network and the National Radiotherapy Implementation Group on behalf of the National Cancer Action Team and the Department of Health.

Read the Radiotherapy Dataset Annual Report 2009/2010