Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0080p6 | Abstracts | UKINETS2021

Earlier diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) through transformation of the south wales NET service

Gould Harriet , Amin Kapish , Karategos Thanos , Abbas Sarah , Taylor Rebecca , Cook Katherine , Powell Catherine , Hargest Rachel , Phillips Simon , Horwood James , Cornish Julie , Torkington Jared , Khan Mohid

Background: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are heterogeneous cancers with varied survival, arising mainly from the gastroenteropancreatic tract. Delayed diagnosis and mislabelling are widely recognised internationally in midgut NETs with little data describing how to improve diagnosis times. In 2017, transformation of the South Wales NET Service included a change to a gastroenterology-led service model alongside education and forming working relationships with gastroenterologis...

ea0068p24 | Abstracts | UKINETS2019

Improving diagnosis times as part of the transformation of the South Wales NET Service

Amin Kapish , Gruber Mei-Yin , Shayan-Arani Holleh , Taylor Rebecca , Powell Catherine , Cook Katherine , Benny Ankita , Ng Sheryl , Christian Adam , Khan Mohid S

Background: Transformation of the South Wales NET service in late 2017 introduced new specialised staff, gastroenterology-led clinics and MDTs with a particular emphasis on educating referring specialties on NETs. Data has shown patient experience, satisfaction rates, quality of life and gastrointestinal symptom scores have all improved. This study aims to describe findings from new NET service data for: referrals into the service, diagnosis times after symptoms, and initial s...