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Fewer men receive potentially unnecessary treatments for prostate cancer

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Only 8% of men with low-risk prostate cancer received potentially unnecessary radical treatment aimed at curing the disease[1] in 2015-16 according to the fourth Annual Report of the National Prostate Cancer Audit (NPCA) published by the Royal College of Surgeons today. This is an improvement on 2014-15 figures, when 12% of men treated by the NHS in England may have received unnecessary treatment for low risk disease. This reflects the international trend in this area of prostate cancer therapy.
21 Nov 2017
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Record number of lung cancer operations as patient survival rates continue to rise

HQIP
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) today published a new report revealing that almost 6,000 lung cancer operations took place in 2015, with a record 98.1% of patients alive after 30 days of operation and 96.3% alive after 90 days.
21 Nov 2017 Clinical Outcomes Publication Team
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Professor Sir Bruce Keogh’s statement on National Clinical Audit Benchmarking (NCAB)

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NHS England's national medical director urges Trusts to utilise the new hospital-specific results service for key care areas including lung cancer, hip fracture and intensive care.
20 Nov 2017
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National Clinical Audit Benchmarking launches: Trust-by-Trust results for six key audits

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Today (20 November 2017) sees the launch of National Clinical Audit Benchmarking (NCAB) – an online portal which for the first time brings together trust-by-trust results for six key specialties set against individual national benchmarks.
20 Nov 2017
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HQIP QI Theatre: top clinical and QI names confirmed

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Just under two weeks to go and further high profile clinical and QI names have been confirmed for HQIP's QI Theatre at the 2017 Patient First conference on the 21 - 22 November.
10 Nov 2017