Q. According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre, the NHS carried out 75,359 hip replacements in 2013-2014 and 74,981 hip replacements in 2014-2015. In light of the recent Service Restriction Policy put in place by Basildon and Brentwood CCG in July, we would like to know:
1. The number of hip replacements carried out by your CCG in each of the following years: 2013, 2014 and 2015.
2. The number of referrals for hip replacements to your CCG that have been rejected in the same years.
NHS Calderdale CCG has not rejected any patients for a hip replacement during these years
3. Has your eligibility criteria for who can/cannot have a hip replacement changed since 2013?
NHS Calderdale CCG’s eligibility criterion for hip replacements has not changed since 2013.