Rebuilding, Transition and Transformation of Elective Orthopaedic Care

Date published: 28 July 2020


The key aim of this blueprint is to provide a programme of work designed to:

  • Provide a single system of Elective Orthopaedic Care (EOC) delivery for
  • Northern Ireland;
  • Create equity of access for all patients in Northern Ireland (Abolish ‘Post Code
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  • Develop standardised care pathways;
  • Develop use of standardised implants;
  • Encourage evidence based practice;
  • Apply continuous improvement methods; and
  • Explore cross specialty possibilities with Neuro and Plastic Surgeons.
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