Torbay and South Devon Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust incorporates Torbay Hospital in Torquay http://www.torbayandsouthdevon.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
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
    • On-site External Beam Radiotherapy services
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services
    • Availability of 24 hour palliative care advice

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 205 1239 32641
Case ascertainment (%) Good Good Good
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 96 87 85
– Performance status (%) 99 100 86
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 122 736 18552
ASA grade 1 (%) 2 7 9
ASA grade 2 (%) 48 57 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 47 33 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 3 3 2
ASA grade not recorded (%) 0 0 6
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 97 97 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 (%) 92 97 86
All patients deemed potentially curative Trust Network National
Number of potentially curative patients 61 364 8157
Undergoing major resection (%) 80 84 83

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 122 736 18515
Distant metastases (%) 3 6 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 17 13 21
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 73 84 86
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 61 70 71
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 42 53 58
Patients having major resection for stage III colon cancer: Trust Network National
Number of patients in audit 59 369 10335
Adjuvant chemotherapy (%) 47 58 63

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 21 166 4137
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 33 38 34
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 95 88 84
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 95 95 90
APER rate (%) 14 24 39
Patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate: Trust Network National
Number of patients in APER/Hartmanns estimate 118 720 17956
APER/Hartmanns (%) 27 39 37

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