If you need a hip replacement and live in the Portsmouth area, you might be in the process of researching hospitals and medical centres. There’s likely a whole list of options that can accommodate your needs, but you need to consider what works best for you. Our dedicated article will help you find all the information you need about hip replacement in Portsmouth.
Which is the best hospital for a hip replacement in Portsmouth?
Portsmouth offers a range of healthcare options for you to choose from. However, we can’t be expected to answer this question without giving a hint of bias. Whether you’re a private or NHS patient, Practice Plus Group Hospital, Portsmouth offers a range of treatment options. If you’re a patient in need of hip surgery, our team of highly qualified consultants and nurses will be with you on every step of your healthcare journey.
Portsmouth hip replacement procedures
- total hip replacement surgery
- tendon injection
- surgical pin removal.
More information is available on our hip replacement page.
How hip replacement surgery works at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth
If you’re experiencing signs you need a hip replacement, you will need a GP referral before you can book an initial consultation. During the appointment, your symptoms and treatment options will be discussed at length with one of our experienced orthopaedic consultants. If surgery is the right option for you, a date for the procedure will be set.
What is the cost of hip replacement surgery in Portsmouth?
At Practice Plus Group, our hip replacement surgery cost varies depending on the type of surgery needed.
A full breakdown of Portsmouth hospital treatment prices is available on our website.
Portsmouth NHS hip replacement
If you’d like to pursue hip replacement surgery through the NHS, this option is available at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Portsmouth. Please note, you will need a referral from your GP.
Private hip replacement at Portsmouth
Private hip replacement surgery is available at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Portsmouth. Choose to pay for yourself in one lump sum or through our finance options.
You can also cover the cost of your treatment through health insurance. You should check with your insurance provider to see whether hip replacement surgery is covered in your policy.
How long is the waiting list for hip replacement surgery in Portsmouth?
Currently, the waiting time for orthopaedic treatment at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust is around five and a half months. Meanwhile, the average waiting time for private hip replacement at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth is just four weeks. This is in line with our Four Week Pledge; an initiative in which we aim to deliver surgery within four weeks of a patient’s initial appointment.
Portsmouth hip surgeons
Regardless of the type of treatment you need, orthopaedic surgeons in Portsmouth are among the most experienced in the country. Our Consultants page will give you more information about their qualifications, experience, and suitability for your needs.
Researching orthopaedic surgeons in Portsmouth
Before booking your hip replacement surgery, it’s very important to research the procedure. This includes finding information about the best consultant to meet your specific needs. Consider their qualifications, experience and even memberships to prominent medical organisations before making a decision.
Top hip surgeons at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth
All our consultants at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Portsmouth boast a wealth of experience while demonstrating excellent clinical successes.
Reviews and testimonials for hip replacements in Portsmouth
At Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Portsmouth, we pride ourselves on delivering successful outcomes for our patients. But don’t just take our word for it! Take a look at the testimonial below from a Practice Plus Group, Portsmouth patient.
“I very much appreciate the passion and attentiveness of you and your caring staff at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth.”Florence, Practice Plus Group patient
Life as a patient at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth
If you’ve had your initial appointment and need to forge ahead with surgery, you’re probably wondering what happens next. The information below will give you an idea of what to expect from the moment you step through the door.
Consultation and decision-making process at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth
As Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth is a day unit, a lot of the patients requiring more complicated surgical procedures are referred to Practice Plus Group Hospital, Southampton for treatment. Follow-up consultations and appointments are then held back at our Portsmouth facility.
About your stay at Practice Plus Group, Portsmouth
As Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth is a day unit, you won’t be able to stay overnight. If you require a prolonged stay following treatment, you’ll be referred to our Southampton facility for surgery and recovery. Both our Portsmouth and Southampton facilities are fully accessible to wheelchair users and offer free Wi-Fi. Parking is available at both sites and can be paid for on entry or exit.
More patient and visitor information is available on our website.
Recovery, rehabilitation, and hip surgery aftercare at Portsmouth
After your treatment, you’ll be provided with details of your follow-up care. This will include comprehensive coverage of your post-operative support, the dates of follow-up appointments, and any necessary physiotherapy to help with your new artificial hip. We will also inform your GP when you’ve been discharged from the hospital.
If you were referred to our Southampton facility, your post-operative appointments and consultations will be back at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth.
Parking at Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Portsmouth is free for the first 15 minutes. This is to accommodate dropping off and picking up patients. You will need to pay for any parking times that exceed this limit. Payment can be made with cash or card.
Wi-Fi is free for patients and visitors. The surgical centre is also accessible for wheelchair users.
Access private hip replacement surgery in Portsmouth
Booking your hip replacement surgery at Practice Plus Group is a straightforward process guided by experienced professionals who prioritise your comfort and well-being.
Don’t let hip pain hinder your quality of life – take the first step today and book your hip surgery with Practice Plus Group.
Contact us now to schedule your consultation and embark on a path towards improved mobility.
Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, St Mary’s Portsmouth FAQs
Not quite found what you’re looking for? Our FAQs might be able to help.
You should check with your insurance provider whether hip surgery is included in your policy.
Practice Plus Group will offer treatment to patients insured by the following providers:
- AXA Health
- The Exeter
- Freedom Health Insurance
- General & Medical Healthcare
- Healix Health Services
If you don’t have health insurance, affordable private hip surgery is also an option to consider.
If you need hip surgery, Practice Plus Group Surgical Centre, Portsmouth offers three ways to access treatment. You can choose to pay for yourself either with a single one-off lump sum payment or via finance options. If you have health insurance, your treatment may be covered in your policy. The third and final option is to pursue your treatment as an NHS patient.
After hip surgery, it’s likely you’ll need a course of physiotherapy to get back on your feet. All your post-operation physio is included in the price of your treatment. There are no extra or hidden costs. You will be given dates for classes to attend during which a Practice Plus Group physiotherapist will help you with exercises tailored to your recovery.