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Hip Replacements (1718060)

1.   Do you have a set of criteria or a policy regarding referral for consideration for primary total hip replacement?

NHS Calderdale CCG is currently developing the criteria/policy referenced (July 2017).

2.   If so is there any validated scoring system employed as part of the criteria?

See response to question 1.

 3.   Is there any upper limit to a patient’s BMI that above which they would not be considered for surgery?

See response to question 1.

 4.   Do these patients require physiotherapy prior to consideration for surgery?

See response to question 1.

5.   Is there a minimum time that the patient must have received conservative treatment for prior to consideration for referral for surgery?

See response to question 1.


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