National Lung Cancer Audit: Clinical Outcome Publication Report 2018

Reports, Clinical Outcomes Publication | Published: 14 Feb 2019

This is the fifth report on the individual activity of surgeons and their contribution to lung cancer care. The data relate to patients diagnosed with lung cancer who underwent surgery during the period between 1 January and 31 December 2016.

In addition to publishing the number of operations performed by hospitals and by individual consultant surgeons, the following outcomes are reported:

  • the proportion of patients who survive at 30 days, 90 days and 1 year after their operation for each unit
  • the median length of stay in hospital following an operation
  • the proportion of patients who were readmitted within 90 days of hospital discharge
  • the pooled resection rates for the lung cancer team meetings (MDTs) which a surgical unit serves

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National Lung Cancer Audit: Clinical Outcome Publication Report 2018