North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust RNL

 Northern England Strategic Clinical Network

NLCA Organisational Audit 2017


This report details results from the 2017 NLCA Organisational Audit, and compares services available at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust with other organisations, and with recommendations made in a previous audit in 2014. National results refer to the average for England and Wales.

Weekly
MDT Frequency
How often is the main MDT meeting held?
 
1-2 hours
MDT Length
How long is the main MDT meeting?
 
31-50
Cases Discussed
How many patients are discussed at the main MDT meeting?
Not separate
MDT Structure
Are there separate diagnostic and treatment MDTs?

 Staffing Levels (based on annual new patient caseload of 250 1)

Staff Group WTE 2 Local caseload/WTE 3 Local Status 4 National caseload/WTE 5
Specialist Nurse 3.00 1 per 83 new cases 1 per 119 new cases
Respiratory Physician 3.00 1 per 83 new cases 1 per 152 new cases
Medical Oncologist 1.00 1 per 250 new cases - 1 per 304 new cases
Clinical Oncologist 1.00 1 per 250 new cases - 1 per 364 new cases
Radiologist 2.00 1 per 125 new cases - 1 per 230 new cases
Thoracic Surgeon 2.00 1 per 125 new cases - 1 per 373 new cases
Research Nurse 0.00 1 per unable to calculate - 1 per 450 new cases
 

 Facilities

EBUS Bronchoscopy

Your organisation: On site

LA Thoracoscopy

Your organisation: Not available


VA Thoracoscopy

Your organisation: Off site

PET Scanning

Your organisation: On site


Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test

Your organisation: Off site

EGFR Mutation Testing

Your organisation: Off site


ALK Testing

Your organisation: Off site

PDL-1 Testing

Your organisation: Off site

 

 Treatment

Biological Treatment

Your organisation: On site

Immunotherapy

Your organisation: On site


Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SABR)

Your organisation: Off site

Surgical Treatment

Your organisation: Off site


VATS Lobectomy

Your organisation: Off site

Smoking Cessation

Your organisation: Not available


Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Your organisation: On site


1 Based on NLCA Annual Report on patients diagnosed in 2016 :: 2 Number of "whole time equivalent" staff members :: 3 Number of new cases for each WTE staff member at a local level :: 4 Previous recommendation for a) 1 WTE LCNS per 80 new diagnoses per year and b) 1 WTE respiratory physician per 200 new diagnosis per year :: 5 Number of new cases for each WTE staff member at a national level