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 339 2011 29766
Case ascertainment (%) 102 99 90
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 82 75 83
– Performance status (%) 76 77 85
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 204 1128 16499
ASA grade 1 (%) 3 8 10
ASA grade 2 (%) 53 48 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 40 33 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 3 4 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 1 8 4
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 99 77 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 339 2011 29766
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 90 82 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 105 523 7226
Undergoing major resection (%) 77 85 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 204 1128 16474
Distant metastases (%) 3 5 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 15 15 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 86 74 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 78 85 72
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 66 52 62
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 109 692 10641
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 59 58 61

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 57 279 3899
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 57 32 32
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 49 70 79
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 51 73 86
APER rate (%) 23 27 24
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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