Please find below a request for information of renal cell carcinoma specialist nurses.
Question 1: Please provide the number of
a.) renal cell carcinoma clinical nurse specialist The Trust has one renal cell cancer nurse
b.) uro-oncology clinical nurse specialists The Trust currently has 8 uro-oncology clinical nurse specialists (one vacancy)
c.) urology clinical nurse specialists currently employed by your Trust The Trust has two urology clinical nurse specialists.
Question 2: Please provide the number of patients currently treated for renal cell carcinoma at your Trust The Trust has 68 patients currently coded as being on active systemic treatment (ie TKI (Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors) or MTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors) for MRCC.
Please note that the above figure has been taken from a two month window as these patients only attend six weekly for some of these treatments. It should also be noted that patients who are not on these treatments also attend the clinic for other therapies such as Zometa and Provera, or surveillance – these patient numbers are NOT captured here.