Research and analysis

Safer radiotherapy: error data analysis

Analysis of radiotherapy errors and near misses reported voluntarily by NHS radiotherapy departments.

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis May 2018, issue 25)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (December 2017 to March 2018, issue 25)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (January 2018, issue 24)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (August to November 2017, issue 24)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (September 2017, issue 23)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (April to July 2017, issue 23)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (May 2017, issue 22)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (December 2016 to March 2017, issue 22)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (January 2017, issue 21)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (August to November 2016, issue 21)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (October 2016, issue 20)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (April to July 2016, issue 20)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (May 2016, issue 19)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis (December 2015 to March 2016, issue 19)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (March 2016, issue 18)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis report (August to November 2015, issue 18)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (September 2015, issue 17)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis report (April to July 2015, issue 17)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data analysis (May 2015, issue 16)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis report (December 2014 to March 2015, issue 16)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data quarterly analysis (January 2015, issue 15)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis quarterly report (September to November 2014, issue 15)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data quarterly analysis (October 2014, issue 14)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis quarterly report (June to August 2014, issue 14)

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Safer radiotherapy: summary of error data quarterly analysis (July 2014, issue 13)

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Safer radiotherapy: supplementary error data analysis quarterly report (March to May 2014, issue 13)

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Details

This analysis, carried out by Public Health England (PHE), has been reviewed by the Patient Safety in Radiotherapy Steering Group, whose comments have been incorporated into this document.

For earlier reports, see ‘Radiotherapy newsletters and reports’ on the UK Government Web Archive.

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Published 30 July 2014
Last updated 31 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Safer Radiotherapy issue 25' and supplementary data analysis.
  2. Added 'Safer Radiotherapy issue 24' and supplementary data analysis.
  3. Added Safer Radiotherapy issue 23 and supplementary data analysis.
  4. Added Safer Radiotherapy issue 22 and supplementary data analysis.
  5. Added Safer Radiotherapy issue 21 and supplementary data analysis.
  6. Added Safer Radiotherapy issue 20 and supplementary data analysis.
  7. Published issue 19, January to March 2016.
  8. Published issue 18 of safer radiotherapy newsletter and supplementary data analysis report.
  9. Added issue 17 of summary of error data analysis and supplementary data analysis report.
  10. Added issue 16 of summary of error data quarterly analysis and supplementary error data analysis quarterly report.
  11. Added: summary of error data quarterly analysis (January 2014, issue 15); supplementary error data analysis quarterly report: September 2014 to November 2014 (issue 15)
  12. The summary of error data quarterly analysis (October 2014, issue 14) and supplementary error data analysis quarterly report: June 2014 to August 2014 (issue 14) have been added.
  13. First published.