Key Radiotherapy Service Documents


NHS EnglandService Specifications

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Hypofractionated external beam radiotherapy in the treatment of localised prostate cancer (adults)

Modernising Radiotherapy Services in England – developing proposals for future service models: engagement report 

Master Specification (SRS & SRT) – Publication Gateway ref: 05780

Breast Radiotherapy Injury Rehabilitation Service (Adult)

Radiotherapy (All Ages)

Brachytherapy and Molecular Radiotherapy

Proton Beam Therapy Service (Adults and Children)

Cancer: Teenager and young adults

Retinoblastoma service (Children)

Paediatric Oncology


NHS EnglandStrategy

Modernising Radiotherapy in England – developing proposals for future service models
October 2016

Radiotherapy Fund
October 2016

Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes: Taking the strategy forward
May 2016

Five Year Forward View
October 2014


NHS EnglandPolicy

Proton Beam Therapy for Cancer of the Prostate
13 July 2016

The use of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) in the treatment of prostate cancer
13 July 2016

The use of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) in the treatment of previously irradiated tumours of the pelvis, spine and nasopharynx
13 July 2016

The use of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) as a treatment option for patients with Hepatocellular carcinoma or Cholangiocarcinoma
13 July 2016

The use of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotheraly (SABR) as a treatment option for patients with oligometastatic disease
13 July 2016

The use of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) as a treatment option for patients with Renal Cancer
13 July 2016

Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (Adult)
April 2013

Proton Beam Radiotherapy (High Energy) for Paediatric Cancer Treatment –NHS Overseas Programme
July 2015

Proton Beam Radiotherapy (High Energy) for Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Treatment – NHS Overseas Programme
July 2015

Proton Beam Radiotherapy (High Energy) for Skull Base Tumour Treatment – NHS Overseas Programme (Adult)
July 2015

Pallative radiotherapy for bone pain
15 July 2016

Radiotherapy after primary surgery for breast cancer
13 July 2016

Stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy for ependymoma, haemangioblastoma, pilocytic astrocytoma and trigeminal schwannoma
26 August 2016


NHS EnglandPolicy Statements

Selective Internal Radiotherapy (SIRT) | Appendix A – Selective Internal Radiotherapy

Intra Operative Radiotherapy in the Early Treatment of Selected Patients with Early Breast Cancer


Public Health England

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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Department of Health
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Public Health England
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Guidance
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Advice
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Pathways
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Recommendations
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Research Recommendations
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News
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Other Government and Non-Government Agency Service Documents

Royal College of Radiologists
Further clarity and assurance needed for patients who require diagnosis and treatment using radioisotopes
13 July 2017

Royal College of Radiologists
RCR statement on the potential impact of leaving Euratom treaty
10 July 2017

Royal College of Radiologists
Radiotherapy dose fractionation, second ediditon
09 March 2017

House of Commons
Cancer Strategy one year on
6 December 2016

Royal College of Radiologists
RCR press release – response to cancer strategy
8 September 2015

Independent Cancer Taskforce
Achieving world-class cancer outcomes:  A strategy for England 2015-2020
September 2015

Royal College of Radiologists
Turning the ambition into action:  How the cancer strategy 2015–2020 can be implemented
September 2015

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
UCLH Cancer Strategy 2015-2020
2015

Independent Cancer Taskforce
Taskforce letter 5YFV board
19 July 2015

The Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship Report 2015
Health Improvement in Radiotherapy; A strategy to develop UK practice
2015

Tavistock Institute
Cancer Research UK
Recommendations for achieving a world-class radiotherapy service in the UK
May 2014

Society and College of Radiographers
Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine
Royal College of Radiologists
Radiotherapy Board – Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) in the UK:  Current access and predictions of future access rates
December 2013

Royal College of Radiologists
Good practice guide for paediatric radiotherapy
17 December 2012


Relevant Journal Articles

14 September 2017
Recent developments in radiotherapy
The New England Journal of of Medicine