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:
    • On-site bowel stenting facilities
  • Diagnostic and pre-operative services:
    • On-site MRI liver facilities
    • On-site Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) facilities
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
  • Surgical services:
    • On-site hepatobiliary surgical team
    • On-site thoracic surgical team
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services
    • Availability of 24 hour palliative care advice

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 237 1250 28013
Case ascertainment (%) 113 99 93
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 71 77 71
– Performance status (%) 88 88 77
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 109 719 18809
ASA grade 1 (%) 11 14 14
ASA grade 2 (%) 53 55 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 33 24 25
ASA grade 4+ (%) 2 6 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 1 1 5
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 92 83 82

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 237 1250 30122
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 92 97 92

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 109 719 18809
Distant metastases (%) 7 8 9
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 9 15 16
Median number of lymph nodes excised 16 17 17
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 55 58 61
Length of stay > 5 days (%) 74 68 69

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 18 165 4769
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 50 52 37
Circumferential resection margin: Positive (%) 22 8 7
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 50 48 25
APER rate (%) 22 25 26
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate N/A N/A N/A
APER/Hartmanns (%) N/A N/A N/A

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