Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Specialist MDT: Cambridge University Hospitals 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:

  • Diagnostic Facilities:
    • Multiparametric MRI
    • Transperineal biopsy under local anaesthetic
    • Choline PET
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • Radical prostatectomy
    • Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    • External beam radiotherapy (EBRT)
    • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy
    • Low-dose rate brachytherapy
    • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
    • Joint specialist MDT clinic
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Prostate cancer-specific CNSs
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services
    • Psychological counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 351 1970
Performance Status recorded 79% 71%
PSA completed 90% 82%
Gleason Score completed 75% 82%
TNM completed 85% 74%
Multiparametric MRI performed 90% 75%
At least 1 treatment modality recorded 93% 89%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 1871 39534
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 15% 16%

Management

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed with low-risk localised disease 223 2948
Percentage of men with low-risk localised disease receiving radical treatment 4% 4%
No. of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease 644 15404
Percentage of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease receiving radical treatment 66% 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 1468 35162
Percentage of men who responded 75% 73%
No. of men who completed ‘diagnosis information’ question 1087 25248
Percentage of men who were given the ‘right amount’ of information about their condition and treatment 92% 90%
No. of men who completed ‘treatment involvement’ question 1089 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 1079 24569
Percentage of men who were ‘given the name of a CNS’ 87% 83%
No. of men who rated their overall care on a scale of 1-10 1024 23809
Percentage of men who rated their overall care as 8 or above 92% 89%

Outcome

Treatment Centre
No. of men who received radical radiotherapy (2015) 146
Adjusted percentage of men experiencing at least one GI complication (%) 5%

Patient-reported outcomes

Treatment Centre
No. of men diagnosed April 15 - Sept 16 who received external beam radiotherapy and were sent a questionnaire 220
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 87
No. of men who completed sufficient information for a validated EPIC-26 sexual function score to be determined 159
Adjusted EPIC-26 sexual function score 24

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