NHS Scotland Reduces Hospital Stay After Hip Surgery And Lowers Risk Of Early Death

Main points:

  • 57% of patients were in theatre within 24 hours of hospital admission. Which is an increase from 55% in previous year.
  • The number of people being seen by a physiotherapist within two days of surgery continues to improve, from 91% in 2017 to 94% in 2018.
  • The length of time people spend in a hospital continues to fall. Decreasing from 22 days in 2012 to 17 days in 2018.