The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust incorporates Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital in Newcastle-upon-Tyne http://www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk/

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This trust offers the following services:

  • Acute services:
    • On-site bowel stenting facilities
  • Diagnostic and pre-operative services:
    • On-site MRI liver facilities
    • On-site PET-CT facilities
    • On-site Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) facilities
    • Routine Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
    • On-site External Beam Radiotherapy services
  • Surgical services:
    • On-site hepatobiliary surgical team
    • On-site thoracic surgical team
    • Robotic surgery
  • Advanced disease services:
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced Nurse
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced MDT
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced Outpatient Clinic
    • Complex vascular reconstruction
    • Distal sacrectomy
    • High sacrectomy
    • Extended lymphadenectomy
  • Support service facilities:
    • Availability of 24 hour palliative care advice

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 187 2111 32641
Case ascertainment (%) Good Good Good
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 95 87 85
– Performance status (%) 97 83 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 148 1131 18552
ASA grade 1 (%) 2 9 9
ASA grade 2 (%) 48 48 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 44 34 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 5 3 2
ASA grade not recorded (%) 1 6 6
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 97 92 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 (%) 96 79 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 51 589 8157
Undergoing major resection (%) 90 81 83

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 148 1131 18515
Distant metastases (%) 3 5 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 15 16 21
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 97 87 86
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 77 83 71
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 63 51 58
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 92 705 10335
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 42 57 63

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 41 266 4137
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 49 42 34
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 85 86 84
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 93 92 90
APER rate (%) 51 34 39
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate 193 1207 17956
APER/Hartmanns (%) 36 39 37

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