Official Statistics

Finalised Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England for Groin Hernia and Varicose Vein Procedures (April 2017 to September 2017)

Finalised information about the pre- and post-operative health status of patients undergoing common elective procedures (varicose vein and groin hernia).



Includes national, provider and commissioner based analyses.

Patients undergoing elective inpatient surgery for four common elective procedures (hip and knee replacement, varicose vein surgery and groin hernia surgery) funded by the English NHS are asked to complete questionnaires before and after their operations to assess improvement in health as perceived by the patients themselves.

Published 14 June 2018