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Publication, Part of

Finalised Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England for Hip & Knee Replacements, April 2018 – March 2019

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Hospital Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS Trusts, Primary Care Organisations, County, Care Trusts, Hospital and Community Health Services
Date Range:
01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019

Success & Satisfaction

Hip Replacements

Success

As part of the hip replacement questionnaire, patients are asked "Overall, how are the problems now compared to before your operation?" The pie chart below shows the majority of patients who answered this question felt their problems were much better than before their operation (86.6%) and 8.4% feeling a little better.

Download the data for this chart Hip Replacement Success Score Rates, 2018-19 (Source: PROMs, NHS Digital)

Satisfaction

Patients were also asked "How would you describe the results of your operation?" 44.4% of hip replacement patients who answered this question desribed the results as excellent and 33.8% described the results as very good.

Download the data for this chart Hip Replacement Satisfaction Score Rates, 2018-19 (Source: PROMs, NHS Digital)

Knee Replacements

Success

Patients undergoing knee replacements were asked the same question as hip replacement patients regarding the success of the operation - "Overall, how are the problems now compared to before your operation?" 75.0% of patients said they felt much better after the operation compared to before and 15.0% feeling a little better.

Download the data for this chart Knee Replacement Success Score Rates, 2018-19 (Source: PROMs, NHS Digital)

Satisfaction

As with hip replacments, knee replacement patients are asked "How would you describe the results of your operation?" Patients described the results as excellent in 28.6% of procedures and very good in 36.0% of procedures.

Download the data for this chart Knee Replacement Satisfaction Score Rates, 2018-19 (Source: PROMs, NHS Digital)
Last edited: 10 February 2020 3:39 pm