Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust incorporates Luton & Dunstable Hospital in Luton https://www.ldh.nhs.uk/

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This trust offers the following services:

  • Diagnostic and pre-operative services:
    • On-site MRI liver facilities
    • Routine Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 172 1253 29766
Case ascertainment (%) 90 74 90
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 92 85 83
– Performance status (%) 92 96 85
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 119 651 16499
ASA grade 1 (%) 8 8 10
ASA grade 2 (%) 59 62 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 29 26 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 3 2 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 0 2 4
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 97 85 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 172 1253 29766
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 89 91 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 46 315 7226
Undergoing major resection (%) 93 90 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 119 651 16474
Distant metastases (%) 8 5 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 17 15 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 90 80 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 77 86 72
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 57 55 62
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 72 417 10641
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 54 58 61

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 32 173 3899
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 7 17 32
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 97 86 79
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 97 88 86
APER rate (%) 25 24 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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