Welcome to the SACT Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy Dataset website

The SACT dataset collects systemic anti-cancer therapy activity from all NHS England providers. It is a mandatory collection and the world’s first comprehensive database, allowing us to understand treatment patterns and outcomes on a national scale.

This website contains the latest information and support available from the SACT team.



Useful links

To upload data to the new SACT portal (to upload data / map regimens) (accessible to registered users - see below)

SACT portal graphic

To register for the new SACT portal  (accessible to users with an NHS net mail account)

CancerStats1 portal registration page

To register and access SACT reports (accessible to users with an NHS net mail account)

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Data Quality and Completeness reports are still available on the old SACT portal for data submitted on the old portal to May 2018.

The SACT team are currently rebuilding these reports on CancerStats for data submitted through the new portal.


New Portal Guidance

pdf   A guide to the new SACT data submission portal and processes - June 2018


SACT MO CQUIN revised guidance  

pdf MO CQUIN SACT data improvement guidance - July 2018


SACT data improvement requirements for the MO CQUIN

The NHS England medicine optimisation (MO) CQUIN includes targets for SACT data improvement.  These targets were published in the SACT MO CQUIN guidance, September 2017 and updated January 2018 (see above). The SACT data improvement areas included in the MO CQUIN were developed by the SACT team in partnership with NHS England.

Trusts not signed up to the MO CQUIN can still benefit from reviewing and where necessary improving their data. These targets will form part of the NHSE standard contract for all trusts from 2019.

For details of how to evaluate performance against MO CQUIN targets please see the Reports page.

For support in reaching MO CQUIN targets please contact the SACT data liaison officers Nicola (Nicola.ace@phe.gov.uk) and Prisclica (Prisclica.thiruchelvam@phe.gov.uk) who will be happy to arrange a visit.