NJR Surgeon and Hospital Profile
Hospital

Hospital: The Royal Free Hospital

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
SURGEONS WITH ACTIVITY RECORDED IN NJR
Surgeon NameGMC CodeSurgeon’s Activity
Philip Ahrens3677162 H E S
Gurdeep Biring4203838 H K
James Donaldson6050025 H K
George Dowd1502462 K
Arthur Galea5187714 H K
Nicholas Garlick2932624 H K
Nicholas Goddard2459503 H K
Md Haroon Azam Mann4099594 H K
Nimalan Maruthainar4018573 H K
Ross Ryan Radic6123594 H K
Muhammad Zahid Saeed5196224 H K
Abdul Waheed6050699 H K
Key :
H Hip surgery
K Knee surgery
A Ankle surgery
E Elbow surgery
S Shoulder surgery
12-MONTH PRACTICE PROFILE (1 YEAR)
Data for 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017
Operation Type Operation SubcategoryProcedures Recorded for this HospitalNational Average
Hip Primary-196235
Hip Revision-524
Knee PrimaryTotal knee replacement199243
Knee Revision-918
Shoulder Primary-1118
Shoulder Revision-Fewer Than 53
           Total420+541
36-MONTH PRACTICE PROFILE (3 YEAR)
Data for 1 April 2014 - 31 March 2017
Operation Type Operation SubcategoryProcedures Recorded for this HospitalNational Average
Hip Primary-569678
Hip Revision-2972
Knee PrimaryTotal knee replacement616683
Knee Revision-2950
Elbow Primary-77
Shoulder Primary-3547
Shoulder Revision-Fewer Than 58
           Total1285+1545
HIPS
PATIENT IMPROVEMENT AND OUTCOMES

This information display shows you how this hospital compares to the national rates for a range of patient improvement and outcomes measures used to demonstrate quality in joint replacement surgery. Against each measure you will be able to see whether this hospital is performing better than expected, within the expected range or worse than expected for this type of surgery. This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker ().

It is important to note that the types of patients a hospital treats and the procedures it carries out can explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery. Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

 
Patient improvement

Patient improvement, featured in this chart, looks at three measures of patient-reported outcomes that are routinely assessed following hip/knee replacement in England. This information is not currently collected in Wales or Northern Ireland and as a result, no data is available to display.

The measures are referred to using their technical names 'Oxford hip/knee score', 'EQ-5D' and 'EQ-VAS' – click here for a non-technical introduction to these.

Data for 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017


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Patient Reported Improvement MeasureThis Trust Patient Records AnalysedTrust Avg Health GainNational Avg Health Gain
Oxford hip ScoreAs Expected15120.8621.77
EQ-5DAs Expected1370.4240.444
EQ-VASAs Expected13212.3013.40
 

Patient outcomes

Patient outcomes, featured in this second chart below, looks at mortality and revision. Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information including additional notes on factors that may affect the results shown including whether the hospital is providing a full and accurate submission of first-time joint replacement and revision operation data to the NJR.

Data for April 2003 - August 2017


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Patient Outcomes Quality MeasureThis Hospital Patient Records AnalysedThis Hospital RatioNational Ratio
90 Day MortalityAs Expected7680.331.00
Revision Rate: Operations Apr03-Aug17As Expected16530.621.00
Revision Rate: Operations Aug12-Aug17As Expected8551.001.00
 
ABOUT THE PATIENTS WHO WERE TREATED

This information display shows overall characteristics for first-time hip replacement patients treated at this hospital between 1 April 2003 and 31 March 2017. Against each characteristic you will be able to see whether this hospital has treated a greater or fewer number of patients of a particular type. This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker ().

The types of patients a hospital treats can explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery. Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

For hospitals in England and Wales, the NJR has collected information since 2003. Northern Ireland joined in 2013 and as a result, the information on patients treated in NI only dates from February 2013.

Data for 1 April 2003 - 31 March 2017


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Percentage Of Patients Who Were:This HospitalNational Average
Male40%40%
Under 60 years of age23%21%
Severely Obese (BMI of 35 or greater)21%13%
At higher risk of medical problems before or after Surgery (ASA 3+)26%15%
Diagnosed with conditions other than Osteoarthritis15%8%
 
USE OF ODEP RATED IMPLANTSAbout ODEP
Data for 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017
No Implant Not ODEP rated ODEP rated
Implant typeNo. of primary procedures using an ODEP rated implantNo. of primary procedures using non ODEP rated implantNo. of primary procedures submitted without any implant details% of procedures using an ODEP rated implant
Hip stem1941199%
Hip cup19600100%
 
KNEES
PATIENT IMPROVEMENT AND OUTCOMES

This information display shows you how this hospital compares to the national rates for a range of patient improvement and outcomes measures used to demonstrate quality in joint replacement surgery. Against each measure you will be able to see whether this hospital is performing better than expected, within the expected range or worse than expected for this type of surgery. This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker ().

It is important to note that the types of patients a hospital treats and the procedures it carries out can explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery. Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

 
Patient improvement

Patient improvement, featured in this chart, looks at three measures of patient-reported outcomes that are routinely assessed following hip/knee replacement in England. This information is not currently collected in Wales or Northern Ireland and as a result, no data is available to display.

The measures are referred to using their technical names 'Oxford hip/knee score', 'EQ-5D' and 'EQ-VAS' – click here for a non-technical introduction to these.

Data for 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017


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Patient Reported Improvement MeasureThis Trust Patient Records AnalysedTrust Avg Health GainNational Avg Health Gain
Oxford knee ScoreAs Expected19216.5016.52
EQ-5DAs Expected1720.3140.323
EQ-VASAs Expected1657.096.98
 

Patient outcomes

Patient outcomes, featured in this second chart below, looks at mortality and revision. Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information including additional notes on factors that may affect the results shown including whether the hospital is providing a full and accurate submission of first-time joint replacement and revision operation data to the NJR.

Data for April 2003 - August 2017


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Patient Outcomes Quality MeasureThis Hospital Patient Records AnalysedThis Hospital RatioNational Ratio
90 Day MortalityAs Expected10411.001.00
Revision Rate: Operations Apr03-Aug17As Expected17401.001.00
Revision Rate: Operations Aug12-Aug17As Expected10511.001.00
 
ABOUT THE PATIENTS WHO WERE TREATED

This information display shows overall characteristics for first-time knee replacement patients treated at this hospital between 1 April 2003 and 31 March 2017. Against each characteristic you will be able to see whether this hospital has treated a greater or fewer number of patients of a particular type. This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker ().

The types of patients a hospital treats can explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery.

For hospitals in England and Wales, the NJR has collected information since 2003. Northern Ireland joined in 2013 and, as a result, the information on patients treated in NI only dates from February 2013.

Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

Data for 1 April 2003 - 31 March 2017


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Percentage Of Patients Who Were:This HospitalNational Average
Male32%43%
Under 60 years of age15%16%
Severely Obese (BMI of 35 or greater)28%23%
At higher risk of medical problems before or after Surgery (ASA 3+)27%16%
Diagnosed with conditions other than Osteoarthritis4%3%
 
ELBOWS
ABOUT THE PATIENTS WHO WERE TREATED

This information display shows overall characteristics for first-time elbow replacement patients treated at this hospital between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2017. Against each characteristic you will be able to see whether this hospital has treated a greater or fewer number of patients of a particular type. This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker ().

The types of patients a hospital treats can explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery.

For hospitals in England and Wales, the NJR has collected information since 2012. Northern Ireland joined in 2013 and, as a result, the information on patients treated in NI only dates from February 2013.

Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

Data for 1 April 2012 - 31 March 2017


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Percentage Of Patients Who Were:This HospitalNational Average
Male33%29%
Under 60 years of age22%29%
At higher risk of medical problems before or after Surgery (ASA 3+)36%33%
Diagnosed with conditions other than Osteoarthritis91%76%
 
SHOULDERS
ABOUT THE PATIENTS WHO WERE TREATED

This information display shows overall characteristics for first-time shoulder replacement patients treated at this hospital between 1 April 2012 and 31 March 2017. Against each characteristic you will be able to see whether this hospital has treated a greater or fewer number of patients of a particular type. This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker ().

The types of patients a hospital treats can explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery.

For hospitals in England and Wales, the NJR has collected information since 2012. Northern Ireland joined in 2013 and, as a result, the information on patients treated in NI only dates from February 2013.

Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

Data for 1 April 2012 - 31 March 2017


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Percentage Of Patients Who Were:This HospitalNational Average
Male31%29%
Under 60 years of age8%11%
At higher risk of medical problems before or after Surgery (ASA 3+)43%28%
Diagnosed with conditions other than Osteoarthritis31%44%
 
QUALITY OF THE INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY THIS HOSPITAL

This information display shows whether this hospital is submitting all of the data they should to the NJR (compliance), whether those records have corresponding patient details (patient consent) and whether the records have a valid NHS or national patient number. This is important so that the NJR can measure how long implants last and look at other areas of surgical performance.

The display also shows a result for data entry delay. This indicates whether the hospital is submitting their information in a timely way. This is important so that the NJR can report an accurate and full picture of performance to hospitals, the surgeons who work there as well as to patients and the public.

This hospital is represented on the chart by the black marker (). Please click on the ‘how to interpret this chart’ button for further information.

Data for 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017


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Quality Measure This HospitalNational Expected
Compliance (for the Trust)No Data Available--
Revision Compliance (for the Trust)No Data Available--
ConsentBetter Than Expected98.8%85.0%
Valid NHS numberBetter Than Expected99.0%92.0%
Time taken to enter dataBetter Than Expected8 Days30 Days
 
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