The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust incorporates Whittington Hospital in Islington and Haringey https://www.whittington.nhs.uk/

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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
  • Support service facilities:
    • Availability of 24 hour palliative care advice

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 67 543 32641
Case ascertainment (%) Good Good Good
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 87 79 85
– Performance status (%) 99 67 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 44 360 18552
ASA grade 1 (%) 45 13 9
ASA grade 2 (%) 55 54 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 0 28 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 0 1 2
ASA grade not recorded (%) 0 4 6
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 89 91 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 73 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 16 120 8157
Undergoing major resection (%) 94 92 83

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 44 360 18515
Distant metastases (%) 13 8 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 11 16 21
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 90 88 86
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 70 78 71
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 94 79 58
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 29 167 10335
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 69 59 63

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit N/A 72 4137
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) N/A 12 34
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) N/A 86 84
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) N/A 90 90
APER rate (%) N/A 19 39
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate 29 219 17956
APER/Hartmanns (%) 31 27 37

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