North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

The North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust incorporates West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven and Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle http://www.ncuh.nhs.uk

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This trust offers the following services:

  • Diagnostic and pre-operative services:
    • On-site MRI liver facilities
    • On-site PET-CT facilities
    • Age Specific Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
    • On-site External Beam Radiotherapy services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 215 2011 29766
Case ascertainment (%) 93 99 90
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 44 75 83
– Performance status (%) 20 77 85
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit N/A 1128 16499
ASA grade 1 (%) N/A 8 10
ASA grade 2 (%) N/A 48 53
ASA grade 3 (%) N/A 33 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) N/A 4 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) N/A 8 4
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) N/A 77 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 215 2011 29766
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 29 82 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit N/A 1128 16474
Distant metastases (%) N/A 5 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) N/A 15 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) N/A 74 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) N/A 85 72
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) N/A 52 62

Rectal cancer patients

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

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