HC Deb 27 November 1985 vol 87 c600W
Sir Dudley Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the number of hip replacement operations which took place under the National Health Service over the past 12 months.

Mr. Whitney

In 1983, the latest year for which information is available centrally, there were an estimated 35,800 hip replacement operations on National Health Service patients in National Health Service hospitals in England.

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