Hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacements are common and highly successful operations that bring many patients relief from pain and improved mobility. Thousands of these joint replacement operations take place in the UK every year.
The National Joint Registry (NJR) was set up by the Department of Health and Welsh Government in 2002 to collect information on all hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder replacement operations, to monitor the performance of joint replacement implants and the effectiveness of different types of surgery, improving clinical standards and benefiting patients, clinicians and the orthopaedic sector as a whole. Northern Ireland joined in 2013 and the Isle of Man in 2015.
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16 May 2017: The NJR's advanced implant price-benchmarking service, EMBED, now included as part of the standard NJR subscription charge for NHS Trusts ►
4 May 2017: The NJR’s next regional event will be held in London - register here ►
20 April 2017: NJR subscriptions for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 are now due ►
13 April 2017: NJR launches communications and stakeholder survey ►
6 April: The NJR is seeking candidates for two key posts within the NJR management team ►
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