PERFORMANCE: North Bristol Trust was in the worst performing 20 per cent of trusts for changing admission dates for cancer patients, according to the results of the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey for 2011-12.

Of the 585 patients who responded to the questionnaire, 84 per cent had had their admission date changed. More than a quarter of patients with prostate and urological cancers reported they had had their admission date rearranged.

Less than half of patients thought they were given enough care and support from health and social care services on leaving hospital.

Overall 88 per cent of patients rated their care excellent or very good and the trust was in the highest scoring 20 per cent of trusts for offering patients a choice of treatment.