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Health: Cancer

Volume 717: debated on Monday 8 February 2010

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many patients saw a cancer specialist within two weeks of diagnosis in (a) the north west, (b) Greater Manchester, and (c) the City of Manchester in the latest year for which figures are available. [HL1601]

The following table shows the number of patients seeing a cancer specialist within two weeks of diagnosis at National Health Service trusts in the Greater Manchester and the north-west strategic health authority area.

Patients Seeing a Cancer Specialist within Two Weeks of Diagnosis (number and percentage compliance)

2008-09 Q3

2008-09 Q4

2009/10 Q1

2009/10 Q2

Number

as %

Number

as %

Number

as %

Number

as %

North West Strategic Health Authority

26,478

99.9%

26,858

96.5%

28,623

95.2%

30,598

94.8%

Trusts in the Greater Manchester area

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

1

100.0%

*

*

1

100.0%

*

*

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

870

99.8%

882

98.5%

1087

97.1%

1047

96.8%

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

788

100.0%

781

98.9%

832

98.7%

902

97.4%

Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust

273

100.0%

303

97.4%

309

96.9%

306

97.5%

Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

925

100.0%

1001

98.9%

1000

99.2%

1075

98.5%

Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

923

100.0%

855

98.1%

873

96.4%

1073

96.1

Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

811

100.0%

946

99.2%

897

99.4%

980

99.4%

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

*

*

21

100.0%

*

*

*

*

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

325

100.0%

461

98.3%

476

93.7%

437

94.0%

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

2,065

99.9%

2275

96.3%

2217

95.1%

2236

93.2%

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

1,280

100.0%

1368

97.9%

1574

97.5%

1509

96.9%

Other trusts in the North West

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1,265

99.9%

784

96.9%

1334

95.2%

1619

94.2%

St Helens & Knowsley Hospitals NHS Trust

1,237

99.9%

1194

95.7%

1403

98.5%

1235

95.9%

Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust

74

100.0%

41

100.0%

99

100.0%

96

100.0%

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

*

*

1

100.0%

*

*

*

*

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

714

100.0%

659

94.5%

494

94.6%

843

91.1

Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1,302

99.8%

1332

95.1%

1397

94.0%

1228

94.0%

Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology NHS Foundation Trust

*

*

*

*

1

100.0%

*

*

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

274

100.0%

313

96.3%

304

93.8%

338

92.3%

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

18

100.0%

3

100.0%

9

100.0%

20

100.0%

East Cheshire NHS Trust

753

100.0%

780

98.1%

881

97.5%

863

98.3%

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

1,127

99.9%

1067

98.3%

743

95.4%

1267

96.7%

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

1,688

99.9%

1542

96.4%

1661

91.2%

1599

91.7%

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

1,842

99.7%

2100

93.7%

2048

89.9%

2314

89.9%

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust

1,082

99.9%

1675

95.1%

1749

98.9%

1828

98.9%

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

1,154

99.9%

770

94.7%

1231

92.4%

1323

92.5%

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1,113

100.0%

1093

96.4%

1085

93.7%

1070

95.1%

Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1,523

100.0%

1537

95.8%

1684

94.6%

1695

95.0%

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1,427

100.0%

1511

96.1%

1601

93.0%

1737

93.0%

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

1,624

99.6%

1563

96.8%

1633

95.2%

1958

95.0%

England

185,924

99.8%

181,038

94.5%

208,265

94.1%

216,177

94.4%

Source: Department of Health Notes:

1. * indicates that there were no urgent referrals to that trust in that quarter—trusts where there were no urgent referrals during the year are not shown

2. Not all of the information requested is available in the exact form requested as the figures are on provider rather than commissioner basis.

3. Aggregate figures for North West Strategic Health Authority are shown and for the individual trusts in the region which are the basis for the aggregate, including those in the Manchester area.

4. Data are available on a quarterly basis—figures for the four most recent quarter are shown (September-December 2008, January-March 2009, April-June 2009, July-September 2009).