Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust incorporates Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool http://www.aintreehospital.nhs.uk/

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This trust offers the following services:

  • Acute services:
    • Specialist colorectal surgeon on-call at all times
    • On-site bowel stenting facilities
  • Diagnostic and pre-operative services:
    • On-site MRI liver facilities
    • On-site Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) facilities
    • Age Specific Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
  • Surgical services:
    • On-site hepatobiliary surgical team
  • Advanced disease services:
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced Nurse
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced MDT
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 202 1506 29766
Case ascertainment (%) 105 97 90
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 97 94 83
– Performance status (%) 86 84 85
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 101 891 16499
ASA grade 1 (%) 13 10 10
ASA grade 2 (%) 47 60 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 36 28 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 2 2 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 3 1 4
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 62 87 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 202 1506 29766
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 92 86 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 101 891 16474
Distant metastases (%) 5 4 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 11 14 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 62 83 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 52 66 72
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 72 67 62

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 23 211 3899
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 58 42 32
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 35 63 79
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 48 80 86
APER rate (%) 13 31 24

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