Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist MDT: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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

  • Diagnostic Facilities:
    • Multiparametric MRI
    • Template biopsy
    • Choline PET
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • Radical prostatectomy
    • Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    • External beam radiotherapy
    • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    • Low-dose rate brachytherapy
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Clinical nurse specialist
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services
    • Psychological counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 161 869
Performance Status recorded 93% 48%
PSA completed 98% 78%
Gleason Score completed 86% 81%
TNM completed 81% 73%
Multiparametric MRI performed 71% 29%
At least 1 treatment modality recorded 97% 97%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 813 39534
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 22% 16%

Management

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed with low-risk localised disease 90 2948
Percentage of men with low-risk localised disease receiving radical treatment 0% 4%
No. of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease 295 15404
Percentage of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease receiving radical treatment 59% 67%

Patient experience of care

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed April 15 – Sept 16 who were candidates, or who had, radical treatment (surgery or radiotherapy) and were sent a questionnaire 794 35162
Percentage of men who responded 77% 73%
No. of men who completed ‘diagnosis information’ question 603 25248
Percentage of men who were given the ‘right amount’ of information about their condition and treatment 90% 90%
No. of men who completed ‘treatment involvement’ question 593 25041
Percentage of men who were ‘involved as much as they were to be’ in decisions about their treatment and care 76% 73%
No. of men who completed CNS question 585 24569
Percentage of men who were ‘given the name of a CNS’ 89% 83%
No. of men who rated their overall care on a scale of 1-10 564 23809
Percentage of men who rated their overall care as 8 or above 92% 89%

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