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
    • Transperineal biopsy under local anaesthetic
    • Transperineal biopsy under general anaesthetic
    • 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 78 809
Performance Status recorded 82% 72%
PSA completed 3% 36%
Gleason Score completed N/A N/A
TNM completed 46% 47%
Stage variable assigned 69% 64%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 529 23477
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 20% 17%
No. of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) 106 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