The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust incorporates Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn http://www.qehkl.nhs.uk/
Data completeness for risk adjustment poor at time of analysis. It had improved markedly by time of publication

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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

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 153 2077 32641
Case ascertainment (%) Good Good Good
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 93 83 85
– Performance status (%) 97 92 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 92 1166 18552
ASA grade 1 (%) 0 10 9
ASA grade 2 (%) 21 54 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 63 33 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 12 2 2
ASA grade not recorded (%) 4 1 6
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 14 88 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 (%) 99 89 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 49 610 8157
Undergoing major resection (%) 90 83 83

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 92 1166 18515
Distant metastases (%) 13 4 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 22 20 21
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 15 83 86
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 55 74 71
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) N/A 53 58
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit N/A 637 10335
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) N/A 55 63

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 20 253 4137
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 29 32 34
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 5 85 84
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 5 88 90
APER rate (%) 30 25 39
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate 79 1175 17956
APER/Hartmanns (%) 47 32 37

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