This information display shows overall characteristics for the 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.

The black marker() represents the hospital you have selected and the green marker () represents the national average. The Black marker shows how the proportion of a particular patient type compares to the national average (Green Marker).

It is important to note that the data displayed here is a snapshot in time and the types of patients that a hospital treats will fluctuate over time. The types of patients a hospital treats can help explain variation in patient outcomes after surgery.

An example for (fictional) Trust B is shown below


The information displayed for Hospital B shows that over the time period, when compared to the national average, this hospital treated: