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NHS rationing

You might have read reports in the Press recently that some Clinical Commissioning Groups propose to ration treatment because a patient is overweight or smokes. It’s likely that this practice will become widespread as the NHS hits the financial buffers this winter.

Hip replacement surgery is a wonderful operation which dramatically relieves pain, and transforms peoples’ lives. If you’ve been denied surgery because of ‘lifestyle’ issues, then you might wish to consider having it done as a private patient. We don’t discriminate against the overweight or smokers. It’s true that there might be a higher rate of complications, but we’d discuss these with you before committing to surgery.

Please contact us for more information.

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    Total Hip Replacement or THR is one of the most successful hip operations in orthopaedic surgery. Tens of thousands of hip replacements are performed each year…

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  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing was developed to treat painful arthritis in younger and active patients. It’s now an established technique, and the results are usually excellent in carefully selected patients…

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  • Revision Hip Surgery

    Hip replacement surgery can be life changing for those dealing with pain on a daily basis. Unfortunately, even a replacement hip can wear out…

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  • Hip Replacement

    Total Hip Replacement or THR is one of the most successful hip operations in orthopaedic surgery. Thousands of hip replacements are performed each year…

    Click here to find out more
  • Hip Resurfacing

    Hip resurfacing was developed to treat painful arthritis in younger and active patients. It’s a relatively new technique, but the results are usually excellent…

    Click here to find out more
  • Revision Hip Surgery

    Hip replacement surgery can be life changing for those dealing with pain on a daily basis. Unfortunately, even a replacement hip can wear out…

    Click here to find out more