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Ground-breaking new report reveals how much patients benefit from their NHS care

Based on questionnaires completed by patients both before and after undergoing one of four procedures in NHS hospitals in England, the report provides a detailed picture of the extent to which patients report that they benefit from their care and in what ways.

It is believed to be the first time anywhere in the world that such a large-scale and comprehensive study of patient-reported health outcomes has been carried out.

Provisional Monthly Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England - April 2009 to April 2010. Pre and post operative data: Experimental Statistics.considers groin hernia surgery, hip replacement, knee replacement and surgery on varicose veins. More …