Official Statistics

Provisional Monthly Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England Apr 2015 to Mar 2016 - Sept 2016 Release

Provisional information about the pre and post-operative health status of patients undergoing common elective procedures (hip and knee replacements, varicose vein and groin hernia).



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.

Extended analyses of the latest finalised data are published three times a year as ‘special topics’. The latest, Rates of Attrition 2013-14, was published on 12 May 2016.

Published 8 September 2016