NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare 2011

by  Mike Kimmons  
 
This was published by the QIPP Right Care work strand on 12 December 2011.  Pages 162 to 172 deal with problems of the musculoskeletal system and in particular metal on metal hip resurfacing, knee arthroscopy and knee replacement.  The document can be found on the Right Care website at:
 
http://www.rightcare.nhs.uk/index.php/nhs-atlas/