Quality standard

List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1 Sarcoma advisory groups and sarcoma multidisciplinary teams (MDTs) have pathways for referral and diagnosis in place for people with suspected sarcoma.

Statement 2 Adults, children and young people with bone sarcoma and adults with soft tissue sarcoma have their care plan confirmed by a sarcoma MDT and treatment delivered by services designated by the sarcoma advisory group.

Statement 3 Sarcoma MDTs publish information about their shared pathways, activity and patient outcomes, including information on site‑specific sarcomas.

Statement 4 People with a retroperitoneal sarcoma are referred before having any treatment to a sarcoma treatment centre with special expertise in managing this type of tumour.

Statement 5 Surgeons performing planned resections of sarcomas are core or extended members of a sarcoma MDT.

Statement 6 People with sarcoma are supported by an allocated key worker with specialist knowledge of sarcomas and their treatment.