In December 2012, NHS England asked surgical specialties to report outcomes for individual consultants. In response to this, in September 2013, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland first published the outcomes of individual surgeons operating on patients with bowel cancer in England. 2016 will be the fourth year of publishing outcomes for individual bowel cancer surgeons.

The published results are based on data provided by the National Bowel Cancer Audit for patients whose bowel cancer was diagnosed between April 2010 and March 2015 and then removed by surgery at a planned (not emergency) operation. This year’s outcomes publication includes a total of 5 years of patient results, and includes two new variables, namely rate of major resection and case ascertainment.

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