Mr Ashworth regularly audits his practice to ensure high standards are maintained.
Patient related outcome scores (PROMS)
These are widely used to assess the patient's view of the outcome from surgery. Mr Ashworth uses the most commonly used PROMS, the Oxford hip and knee scores (OHS and OKS), to assess outcome from hip and knee replacement surgery. The maximum possible score is 48pts from the 12 questions asked.
National Joint Register results (NJR)
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Infection rate in hip and knee replacement
Mr Ashworth audits the infection rate of all hip and knee replacement operations in conjunction with the Torbay Hospital Microbiology department.
Mr Ashworth's deep infection rate for both hip and knee replacement operations has consistently been below 0.3%.
Revision rate for hip replacement
Dislocation rate after hip replacement
Mr Ashworth has not had a routine primary hip replacement dislocate in the last decade.
UK Average Mr Ashworth's average
OHS 39 46
OKS 35 44
Number of Procedures reviewed %Revised
Mr Ashworth 678 0.4
UK 858,863 0.8