Provision of multi-disciplinary team (MDT) capability for patients across Lancashre and South Cumbria with Lancashire Teaching Hospital (LTH) as the specialist centre. High spec MDT rooms are set up at each of the hospitals and to hospices with access to the Wide Area Networks (WAN), videoconferencing units, Picture Archiving Communication System (PACS), microscopy and data etc.

The MDTs provides the clinicians with face to face consultations and access to all the data or information that is needed to make treatment decisions and follows up with patient data to all parties involved.

  • Start Date: 2013 (currently ongoing)
  • No. of people (patients/clients) involved:
    There is currently a high number medical cases being discussed over the Cancer MDT Network, which includes both new and existing cancer cases.
  • Location: Lancashire and South Cumbria