The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust incorporates New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton http://www.royalwolverhampton.nhs.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 thoracic surgical team
  • Advanced disease services:
    • Dedicated Specialist Advanced MDT
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 287 3656 32641
Case ascertainment (%) Good Good Good
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 94 78 85
– Performance status (%) 90 84 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 175 2244 18552
ASA grade 1 (%) 2 7 9
ASA grade 2 (%) 52 51 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 39 34 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 6 3 2
ASA grade not recorded (%) 1 5 6
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 96 89 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 (%) 88 87 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 69 881 8157
Undergoing major resection (%) 88 88 83

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 175 2244 18515
Distant metastases (%) 12 6 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 16 16 21
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 86 85 86
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 61 72 71
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 75 58 58
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 80 1158 10335
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 80 67 63

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 51 538 4137
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 41 34 34
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 84 86 84
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 92 92 90
APER rate (%) 24 27 39
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate 191 2151 17956
APER/Hartmanns (%) 21 33 37

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