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 NJR Surgeon and Hospital Outcomes Publication


This page is the National Joint Registry's main hub of information about the plans for surgeon and hospital outcomes publication each year. 

The NJR continues to work closely with lead specialty association, the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), alongside other specialist orthopaedic societies to agree the plan for publication and ensure that the development of the surgeon profiles on the NJR website are accurately representing outcomes, for the benefit of patients and the wider public. 

All consultant orthopaedic surgeons in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and the States of Guernsey, who have carried out a hip/knee/ankle/elbow/shoulder joint replacement procedure in any hospital during the most recent three financial years, from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2020, are included for publication. 

The outcome results for 2020 will be published in January 2021 and will be available here:


Changes to NJR Surgeon and Hospital Outcomes Publication for 2020

There are no changes this year to the methodology that was used for the 2019 publication. Changes that were made for that publication are listed below.

Changes made at both surgeon and hospital level.

12 and 36 month practice profile

All procedure categories were updated to include new MDSv7 procedures.

In addition:

Knee primary has a new sub-category of multi-compartmental replacement

Hip Section - Use of ODEP rated cups and stems

Inclusion of new 13 year ODEP rating into the calculation of “use of ODEP rated implants”.

Additional changes made at hospital level

Patient outcomes section

Revision Rate – life of registry revision rate has been replaced by latest 10-year revision rate

Updating Surgeon Profile Information

Clinicians are encouraged to add/update their profile information prior to publication to identify any specialist areas of practice and membership(s) of professional bodies.

Consultant surgeons always have the opportunity to add additional profile information, prior to publication, to identify specialist areas of practice and membership(s) of professional bodies.

For any consultant wishing to see how this profile area displays, please visit and review the profile of Timothy Wilton, NJR Medical Director.


Page last updated November 2020


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