Chelsea and Westminster

Department of Colorectal Surgery at

West Middlesex University Hospital


Performance Indicators

Peer Review

The department regularly reviews its procedures and undergoes National Peer Review on a regular basis. Details on the NHS National Cancer Peer Review Process can be found HERE.

WMUH is part of The London Cancer Alliance. The last (July 2014) peer review report can be found HERE.

National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCAP)

Mr Smith is the Senior Clinical Analyst for the National Bowel Cancer Audit Programme and as such the West Middlesex has been submitting data on its patient outcomes to the programme since 2003. Full details of what is involved in NBOCAP can be found HERE. Reports from the programme can be downloaded from HERE.

Ileal Pouch Registry

The West Middlesex also submits data to the National Pouch Registry - full details HERE. Reports are not yet produced for this registry, but will be published online when they are.

UK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Audit

The West Middlesex also submits its dat for patient with IBD (both medical & surgical patients) - full details of the audit and its results can be found HERE.

National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA)

All emergency laparotomies are submitted to NELA - Latest report for this site - HERE

Research and Publications

The department is actively involved in surgical research on a local, national & international level. The research is based mainly on risk and patient outcomes in the field of colorectal surgery. A full list of the projects undertaken and the research published can be found on Mr Smith's website under the publications & presentations section - HERE.