Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust incorporates Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital in Telford https://www.sath.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
    • On-site External Beam Radiotherapy services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 324 3445 31676
Case ascertainment (%) 84 100 95
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 65 79 80
– Performance status (%) 99 88 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 218 2169 19218
ASA grade 1 (%) 10 11 11
ASA grade 2 (%) 54 53 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 32 30 28
ASA grade 4+ (%) 3 3 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) N/A 3 5
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 80 82 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 324 3445 31676
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 63 88 87
All patients deemed potentially curative? Trust Network National
Number of patients 72 845 7416
Major resection rate in potentially curative patients (%) 93 88 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 218 2169 19218
Distant metastases (%) 7 9 8
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 18 17 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 83 77 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 53 74 69
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 52 58 62
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 152 1249 11837
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 81 71 62

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 53 535 4588
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 18 31 33
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 94 80 80
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 94 88 90
APER rate (%) 25 28 25

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