United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust incorporates Lincoln County Hospital in Lincoln, Grantham and District Hospital in Grantham, and Pilgrim Hospital in Boston 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:

  • 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 264 2135 28013
Case ascertainment (%) 68 91 93
Data completeness of:
– Pre-treatment TNM (%) 34 65 71
– Performance status (%) 92 64 77
Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 179 1304 18809
ASA grade 1 (%) 15 13 14
ASA grade 2 (%) 63 59 53
ASA grade 3 (%) 22 22 25
ASA grade 4+ (%) N/A 2 3
ASA grade not recorded (%) 1 4 5
Data completeness of:
7 Audit items for risk-adjustment (%) 80 87 82

Key:

>= 80%
50 - 80%
< 50%

Management of all patients

All Patients: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 264 2135 30122
Seen by Clinical Nurse Specialist (%) 93 92 92

Management of patients having major resection

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 179 1304 18809
Distant metastases (%) 15 10 9
Urgent or emergency surgery (%) 20 18 16
Median number of lymph nodes excised 17 16 17
Laparoscopic surgery attempted (%) 47 53 61
Length of stay > 5 days (%) 69 66 69

Rectal cancer patients

Patients having major resection: Trust Network National
Number of patients in Audit 66 380 4769
Neoadjuvant therapy (%) 57 43 37
Circumferential resection margin: Positive (%) 14 7 7
Circumferential resection margin: Recorded (%) N/A 5 25
APER rate (%) 29 27 26

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