East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist MDT: Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

NB Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust have merged to form East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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

  • Diagnostic Facilities:
    • Multiparametric MRI
    • Transperineal biopsy under general anaesthetic
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • Laparoscopic prostatectomy
    • External beam radiotherapy
    • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Joint specialist MDT clinic
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Urology CNS
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services
    • Psychological counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 920 1993
Performance Status recorded 63% 33%
PSA completed 83% 69%
Gleason Score completed 84% 84%
TNM completed 76% 77%
Risk group assigned 93% 93%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 1886 49027
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 14% 13%

Management

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed with low-risk localised disease 118 3055
Percentage of men with low-risk localised disease receiving radical treatment 16% 5%
No. of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease 710 19663
Percentage of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease receiving radical treatment 73% 71%
No. of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) 259 6136
Percentage of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) receiving docetaxel 37% 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 403 10750
Percentage of men who responded 75% 78%
No. of men who completed CNS question 292 8137
Percentage of men who were ‘given the name of a CNS’ 89% 87%
No. of men who rated their overall care on a scale of 1-10 285 7878
Percentage of men who rated their overall care as 8 or above 93% 91%

Outcome

Treatment Centre
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2018-2019) N/A
Adjusted percentage of men who had an emergency readmission within 90 days of radical prostatectomy (%) 0%
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2017) 71
Adjusted percentage of men experiencing at least one GU complication requiring a procedural/surgical intervention (%) 19%
No. of men who received radical radiotherapy (2017) 325
Adjusted percentage of men receiving a procedure of the large bowel and a diagnosis indicating radiation toxicity (GI complication) (%) 11%

Patient-reported outcomes

Treatment Centre
No. of men diagnosed 1st April 18 - 30th Sept 18 who received external beam radiotherapy and were sent a questionnaire 215
Percentage of men who responded 78%
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 bowel function score to be determined 149
Adjusted EPIC-26 bowel function score (0=worst to 100=best) 86
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 sexual function score to be determined 156
Adjusted EPIC-26 sexual function score (0=worst to 100=best) 24

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