Research and analysis

Radiotherapy errors and near misses: biennial report

These reports (PHE-CRCE-029, PHE-CRCE-016, HPA-CRCE-035 and HPA-CRCE-002) summarise trends in radiotherapy errors (RTE).

Documents

PHE-CRCE-029: data report on radiotherapy errors and near misses (report 4): December 2013 to November 2015

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PHE-CRCE-016: data report on radiotherapy errors and near misses (report 3): December 2011 to November 2013

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HPA-CRCE-035: data report on radiotherapy errors and near misses (report 2): December 2009 to November 2011

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Details

The Patient Safety in Radiotherapy Steering Group and Public Health England (PHE), formerly Health Protection Agency (HPA), publish this data approximately every 2 years.

These 4 reports cover the data for:

  • December 2013 to November 2015 (PHE-CRCE-029)
  • December 2011 to November 2013 (PHE-CRCE-016)
  • December 2009 to November 2011 (HPA-CRCE-035)
  • November 2007 to March 2010 (HPA-CRCE-002)

See the UK Government Web Archive for earlier reports.

Published 1 June 2012
Last updated 2 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added radiotherapy errors and near misses data report 4.
  2. Adding newset 'Data report on radiotherapy errors and near misses (report 3)'.
  3. First published.