South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

North East and Cumbria, Cancer Alliance

The South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust incorporated South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields. It merged with the City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust in April 2019 to form the South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT). http://stsft.nhs.uk/ https://www.stft.nhs.uk/

Management of High Grade Dysplasia patients

Time period: 2014-2018
Cancer Alliance National
Number of High Grade Dysplasia patients in audit 193 1597
Cancer Alliance National
Method of Diagnosis
– First diagnosis confirmed by second pathologist 180 93.1% 87.1%
Treatment planning
– HGD plan discussed at MDT 178 92.2% 85.8%
– Treatment plan for active treatment 131 67.9% 77.6%
First treatment
– Endoscopic therapy (such as endoscopic resection) 112 58.0% 69.6%
– Surveillance 27 14.0% 12.8%
– No active treatment or surveillance 15 7.8% 2.8%

Management of oesophago-gastric cancer patients

Time period: 2016-2018
Organisation National
Number of oesophago-gastric (OG) cancer patients in audit 97 21417
Case ascertainment for OG cancer (%) 85-100%
Method of Diagnosis
– Patients diagnosed after an emergency admission**
** Percent figure accounts for differences in mix of patients across organisations
21 17.6% 12.9%
– Patients with referral source reported as unknown 0 0.0% 1.8%
Pre-treatment staging of cancer
– Patients having staging CT scan recorded 96 99.0% 87.3%
Cancer Alliance National
Treatment planning
– Patients having a plan for curative treatment 30 30.9% 37.9%
– Patients having a plan for non-curative treatment 67 69.1% 62.1%
– Patients with non-curative plans having chemotherapy or radiotherapy 23 34.3% 48.2%

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