Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist MDT: East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

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Men diagnosed at this hospital trust can access the following services:

  • Diagnostic Facilities:
    • Multiparametric MRI
    • Transperineal biopsy under local anaesthetic
    • Transperineal biopsy under general anaesthetic
    • Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsy
    • Whole body MRI
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • Chemotherapy
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in all clinics
    • Prostate cancer-specific CNSs
    • Advanced PCa CNS
    • Urology CNS
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services
    • Psychological counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 318 802
Performance Status recorded 83% 63%
PSA completed 84% 88%
Gleason Score completed N/A N/A
TNM completed 72% 51%
Stage variable assigned 83% 61%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 490 23477
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 18% 17%
No. of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) 87 N/A


These indicators could not be reported this year for England as we were unable to assign a patient to a particular risk group due to the unavailability of information on Gleason score in the Rapid Cancer Registration Dataset