East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

The East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust incorporates Royal Blackburn Hospital and Burnley General Hospital http://www.elht.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
  • Surgical services:
    • On-site hepatobiliary surgical team
    • Robotic surgery
  • Advanced disease services:
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced Nurse
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced MDT
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced Outpatient Clinic
    • Complex vascular reconstruction
    • Extended lymphadenectomy
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 266 1028 32641
Case ascertainment (%) Good Good Good
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 79 83 85
– Performance status (%) 92 98 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 148 559 18552
ASA grade 1 (%) 11 14 9
ASA grade 2 (%) 34 48 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 26 28 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 1 2 2
ASA grade not recorded (%) 28 8 6
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 72 87 89

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit N/A N/A N/A
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 91 93 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 52 241 8157
Undergoing major resection (%) 67 76 83

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 148 559 18515
Distant metastases (%) 3 4 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 15 12 21
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 90 88 86
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 53 64 71
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 78 70 58
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 97 275 10335
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 63 64 63

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 40 128 4137
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 38 42 34
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 95 84 84
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 100 93 90
APER rate (%) 28 38 39
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate 152 459 17956
APER/Hartmanns (%) 39 41 37

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