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Welcome from the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and

the Isle of Man

NJR covers England, Wales and NI

Hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacements are common and highly successful operations that bring many patients relief from pain and improved mobility. Thousands of these joint replacement operations take place in the UK every year.

The National Joint Registry (NJR) was set up by the Department of Health and Welsh Government in 2002 to collect information on all hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder replacement operations, to monitor the performance of joint replacement implants and the effectiveness of different types of surgery, improving clinical standards and benefiting patients, clinicians and the orthopaedic sector as a whole. Northern Ireland joined in 2013 and the Isle of Man in 2015. 

NJR circle

Latest news and events

See all our headlines in the news and events area, including media enquiry contact details.

10 August 2015: NJR announces new dates for regional events ►

20 July 2015: Information on Consultant outcomes publication 2015 ►

8 July 2015: NJR seeks new Regional Clinical Coordinator members

1 July 2015: Isle of Man joins the National Joint Registry ►


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Have you seen?

New: Interactive clinical activity reports are now available on the NJR's Annual Report website at Use categories and filters to create the report you want 

New: Introductory videos to the the NJR's data completeness and quality work with surgeons and hospitals ►

hip replacement knee replacement ankle elbow joint replacement statistics data
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