December 2019: This quality standard was updated, and statements prioritised in 2012 were replaced.
Statements are marked as:
[new 2019] if the statement covers a new area for quality improvement
[2012, updated 2019] if the statement covers an area for quality improvement included in the 2012 quality standard and has been updated.
Statements numbered 1, 4, and 7 in the 2012 version have been updated and are included in the updated quality standard, marked as [2012, updated 2019].
Statements from the 2012 version (numbered 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15) that are still supported by the evidence and may still be useful at a local level, are listed in the quality statements section.
The 2012 quality standard for lung cancer in adults is available as a pdf.