§ 28. Mr. Mark Robinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is her latest estimate of the number of hip replacements carried out by the NHS; and how many were carried out in 1979.
§ Mr. Sackville
The latest available information is shown in the table.
11979 21990–91 Hip replacement operations 23,410 50,725 1 source: Hospital In-Patient Enquiry Operation Codes 810 & 811 2 source: Hospital Episode Statistics Codes W37 W38 W39 W46 W47 W48