Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 19th September 2018.

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Photo of Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many NHS-funded hip and knee operations have been undertaken by independent providers in each of the last five years; and what percentage of overall NHS hip and knee operations they represent.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

A table showing a count of finished consultant episodes with a main or secondary procedure of knee replacement and hip replacement where treatment was carried out by the independent sector, and the proportion these represent of all National Health Service knee and hip replacements from 2012-13 to 2016-17, is attached due to the size of the data.

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