Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Specialist MDT: Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Men diagnosed at this hospital trust can access the following services (updated 2019):

  • Diagnostic Facilities:
    • Multiparametric MRI
    • Choline PET
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Joint specialist MDT clinic
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Prostate cancer clinical nurse specialist (PCa CNS)
    • Urology CNS
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 377 717
Performance Status recorded 100% 100%
PSA completed 95% 93%
Gleason Score completed 95% 93%
TNM completed 90% 68%
Risk group assigned 99% 98%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 709 49027
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 10% 13%

Management

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed with low-risk localised disease 107 3055
Percentage of men with low-risk localised disease receiving radical treatment 12% 5%
No. of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease 187 19663
Percentage of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease receiving radical treatment 79% 71%

Patient experience of care

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed 1st April 18 - 30th Sept 18 who had radical treatment (surgery or radiotherapy) and were sent a questionnaire 105 10750
Percentage of men who responded 80% 78%
No. of men who completed CNS question 82 8137
Percentage of men who were ‘given the name of a CNS’ 90% 87%
No. of men who rated their overall care on a scale of 1-10 79 7878
Percentage of men who rated their overall care as 8 or above 91% 91%

Outcome

Treatment Centre
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2018-2019) 117
Adjusted percentage of men who had an emergency readmission within 90 days of radical prostatectomy (%) 11%
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2017) 123
Adjusted percentage of men experiencing at least one GU complication requiring a procedural/surgical intervention (%) 9%

Patient-reported outcomes

Treatment Centre
No. of men diagnosed 1st April 18 - 30th Sept 18 who received radical prostatectomy and were sent a questionnaire 86
Percentage of men who responded 80%
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 urinary incontinence score to be determined 68
Adjusted EPIC-26 urinary incontinence score (0=worst to 100=best) 65
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 sexual function score to be determined 68
Adjusted EPIC-26 sexual function score (0=worst to 100=best) 26

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