Finalised Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England for Hip & Knee Replacements, April 2018 – March 2019
- Publication Date:
- 13 Feb 2020
- Geographic Coverage:
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019
Patients undergoing elective inpatient surgery for hip and knee replacement, funded by the English NHS are asked to complete questionnaires before and after their operations to assess improvement in health as perceived by the patients themselves. This publication is for Finalised Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England - April 2018 to March 2019.
Patients reported an improvement for the Oxford Hip Score.
Patients reported an improvement for the Oxford Knee Score.
95% of hip replacment patients felt better after the operation and 90% of knee replacement patients also felt better.
This occurred for 93.2% of hip replacement patients and 87% of knee replacement patients.