National Lung Cancer Audit annual report (for the audit period 2018)

Reports | Published: 13 Aug 2020

The National Lung Cancer Audit (NLCA) annual report uses data provided by Public Health England (PHE), the Welsh Cancer Network, and lung cancer teams in Jersey and Guernsey to provide a summary of key findings, national averages and geographical variance across an agreed list of lung cancer service performance indicators and patient outcomes.

The audit makes 13 specific recommendations around quality improvement for the attention of healthcare executives, multidisciplinary teams and commissioners of lung cancer services, highlighting deviation from National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines and other nationally recognised standards of care. Additionally, this year, the NLCA team have produced a quality improvement toolkit to support organisations seeking quality improvement, including those notified as being potential negative outliers.

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National Lung Cancer Audit annual report (for the audit period 2018)