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NBOCA Outlier Reporting 2023 onwards

Risk-adjusted 2-year mortality will be outlier reported in 2023. From 2024, outlier reporting will resume for all of the NBOCA trust/MDT outcomes.

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Data Entry 2023 and Onwards

NBOCA has moved into the National Cancer Audit Collaborating Centre and the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Future reporting will use existing national datasets.

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NBOCA short report on rectal surgery volume published

New short report aiming to improve the accuracy and robustness of the methodology used to measure rectal surgery volume, as well as exploring patient, institution, and surgeon-level characteristics according to rectal surgery volumes.

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Impact of COVID-19 on future NBOCA reporting

NBOCA understands that the COVID-19 pandemic has many implications for the treatment of patients with bowel cancer. Read here how NBOCA will deal with this in its future reporting.

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**Announcement of new NBOCA surgical co-lead**

We are pleased to announce that Nicola Fearnhead has been appointed as the new Surgical Co-Lead for the National Bowel Cancer Audit. After six years of commitment to the audit, Jim Hill is now stepping down and we thank him for all of his hard work over this time.