The Whittington Health NHS Trust

Specialist MDT: University College London Hospitals 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:
    • Joint specialist MDT clinic
  • Support Service Facilities:
    • Prostate cancer clinical nurse specialist (PCa CNS)
    • Sexual function services
    • Specialist continence services
    • Psychological counselling

Data Quality

Diagnosing Trust Specialist MDT
No. of Cancer Registry records 115 1028
Performance Status recorded 38% 25%
PSA completed 87% 59%
Gleason Score completed 86% 86%
TNM completed 86% 89%
Risk group assigned 93% 92%

Disease Presentation

Specialist MDT National
No. of men with disease status determined 983 49027
Percentage of men diagnosed with metastatic disease 7% 13%

Management

Specialist MDT National
No. of men diagnosed with low-risk localised disease 22 3055
Percentage of men with low-risk localised disease receiving radical treatment 0% 5%
No. of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease 371 19663
Percentage of men diagnosed with locally advanced disease receiving radical treatment 64% 71%
No. of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) 72 6136
Percentage of men diagnosed with M1 (metastases) receiving docetaxel 29% 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 203 10750
Percentage of men who responded 71% 78%
No. of men who completed CNS question 141 8137
Percentage of men who were ‘given the name of a CNS’ 87% 87%
No. of men who rated their overall care on a scale of 1-10 132 7878
Percentage of men who rated their overall care as 8 or above 92% 91%