East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist MDT: East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

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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
    • External beam radiotherapy
    • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Prostate cancer clinical nurse specialist (PCa CNS)
    • Advanced PCa CNS
    • Urology CNS
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services
    • Psychological counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 889 889
Performance Status recorded 72% 72%
PSA completed 74% 74%
Gleason Score completed 84% 84%
TNM completed 79% 79%
Risk group assigned 88% 88%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 788 49027
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 11% 13%

Management

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed with low-risk localised disease 61 3055
Percentage of men with low-risk localised disease receiving radical treatment 2% 5%
No. of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease 324 19663
Percentage of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease receiving radical treatment 72% 71%
No. of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) 88 6136
Percentage of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) receiving docetaxel 40% 36%

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 193 10750
Percentage of men who responded 77% 78%
No. of men who completed CNS question 144 8137
Percentage of men who were ‘given the name of a CNS’ 87% 87%
No. of men who rated their overall care on a scale of 1-10 141 7878
Percentage of men who rated their overall care as 8 or above 96% 91%

Outcome

Treatment Centre
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2018-2019) 232
Adjusted percentage of men who had an emergency readmission within 90 days of radical prostatectomy (%) 20%
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2017) 178
Adjusted percentage of men experiencing at least one GU complication requiring a procedural/surgical intervention (%) 13%

Patient-reported outcomes

Treatment Centre
No. of men diagnosed 1st April 18 - 30th Sept 18 who received radical prostatectomy and were sent a questionnaire 103
Percentage of men who responded 73%
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 urinary incontinence score to be determined 69
Adjusted EPIC-26 urinary incontinence score (0=worst to 100=best) 75
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 sexual function score to be determined 73
Adjusted EPIC-26 sexual function score (0=worst to 100=best) 34

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