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National Joint Registry announce Patient Focus Conference

24 January 2012

The National Joint Registry for England and Wales (NJR) is inviting patients and patient representatives to attend a free Patient Focus Conference on Friday 23 March 2012 at The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE.  The event will run from 9.30am to 2pm and includes lunch. 

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By hosting this event, the registry wants to encourage patients to:

  • meet other joint replacement patients, share experiences and views
  • hear about the first NJR Annual Report Public and Patient Guide
  • meet NJR orthopaedic surgeons and ask questions
  • find out more about the NJR and
  • help consult on projects as part of the future NJR patient network.

Professionals who work in an orthopaedic setting and with a special interest in patient engagement are also invited to attend.

For more information or to book a place, please contact Rebecca Beaumont on rebecca.beaumont@hqip.org.uk or call 020 7469 2546. A programme for the day will be available shortly.

Do you manage a patient group or network? We would be delighted to hear from you using the contact above.

About the NJR

The National Joint Registry (NJR) of England and Wales was established in 2002. Its purpose is to define, improve and maintain the quality of care of individuals receiving hip, knee and ankle joint replacement surgery across the NHS and independent healthcare sector. Data collection began in April 2003 and the registry now holds over 1 million records and more records about certain procedure types than any other registry in the world. As a result of the increasing volume and quality of data it is possible to make accurate analysis available to all stakeholders and contribute significantly to good practice and patient safety.


  
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