County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

The County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust incorporates University Hospital of North Durham, Darlington Memorial Hospital, and Bishop Auckland Hospital https://www.cddft.nhs.uk/

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This trust offers the following services:

  • 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

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 352 2000 31676
Case ascertainment (%) 133 103 95
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 78 77 80
– Performance status (%) 58 81 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 204 1222 19218
ASA grade 1 (%) 7 14 11
ASA grade 2 (%) 47 42 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 38 33 28
ASA grade 4+ (%) 5 4 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 3 7 5
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 93 88 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 352 2000 31676
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 88 89 87
All patients deemed potentially curative? Trust Network National
Number of patients 95 510 7416
Major resection rate in potentially curative patients (%) 84 86 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 204 1222 19218
Distant metastases (%) 8 8 8
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 17 15 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 89 88 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 76 83 69
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 71 57 62
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 125 813 11837
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 62 60 62

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 56 283 4588
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 52 36 33
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 80 87 80
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 80 91 90
APER rate (%) 34 26 25

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