United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Lincoln and Grantham

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Lincoln and Grantham incorporates Lincoln County Hospital in Lincoln, Grantham and District Hospital in Grantham https://www.ulh.nhs.uk/

In 2015, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust split into United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Lincoln and Grantham and United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Pilgrim Hospital Boston.

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This trust offers the following services:

  • Diagnostic and pre-operative services:
    • On-site MRI liver facilities
    • On-site PET-CT facilities
    • Age Specific Genetic Testing for Lynch Syndrome
  • Oncology services:
    • On-site chemotherapy services
    • On-site External Beam Radiotherapy services
  • Support service facilities:
    • Dedicated nurses for ERAS services

Data Quality

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 115 1757 29766
Case ascertainment (%) 44 90 90
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 73 72 83
– Performance status (%) 96 75 85
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 80 940 16499
ASA grade 1 (%) 13 6 10
ASA grade 2 (%) 69 55 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 18 29 30
ASA grade 4+ (%) 1 4 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 0 6 4
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 100 91 86

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 115 1757 29766
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 93 78 86

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 80 940 16474
Distant metastases (%) 9 6 6
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 10 16 15
At least 12 lymph nodes excised (%) 94 85 84
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 83 74 72
Risk-adjusted length of stay > 5 days (%) 71 59 62

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 15 199 3899
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 44 36 32
Circumferential resection margin: Negative (%) 93 84 79
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) 100 91 86
APER rate (%) 47 24 24

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