National Clinical Analysis and Specialised Applications Team
National Radiotherapy Dataset - RTDS
Radiotherapy is a major modality in the treatment of cancer and also represents a significant sector
within the NHS, in terms of both workforce and capital investment. From 1st April 2009, all facilities
providing radiotherapy services are required to return the RTDS, the current version of which can be
Radiotherapy Attendance Record and Dataset v4.doc.
Spins-offs of participating in RTDS are:
Radiotherapy data submission for England needs to be sent to PHE through their data portal.
There is a dedicated RTDS UK microsite to view aggregated and benchmarked radiotherapy reports. To access this site please register at www.rtds.nhs.uk. Please note that the principles of data protection are upheld with strict information governance policies in place and you may be asked to sign a non disclosure agreement.
There is a dedicated RTDS helpdesk available weekdays from 9am to 5pm:
Tel: 0870 840 8033