Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Specialist MDT: Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

NB On 1 October 2019, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals and Aintree University Hospital merged to become Liverpool University 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
    • Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsy
    • Choline PET
    • PSMA (prostate-specific membrane antigen) PET scan
    • Whole body MRI
    • Isotope bone scan
  • Treatment Facilities:
    • Radical prostatectomy
    • Robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy
    • External beam radiotherapy (EBRT)
    • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
    • Chemotherapy
    • Joint specialist MDT clinic
  • 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
    • Genetic counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 307 629
Performance Status recorded 95% 86%
PSA completed 95% 96%
Gleason Score completed N/A N/A
TNM completed 80% 65%
Stage variable assigned 84% 83%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 526 23477
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 15% 17%
No. of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) 77 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


Treatment Centre
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2020-2021) 88
Adjusted percentage of men who had an emergency readmission within 90 days of radical prostatectomy (%) 10%
No. of men who received radical prostatectomy (2019) 123
Adjusted percentage of men experiencing at least one GU complication (%) 2%

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