National Joint Registry

NJR is the national joint registry it was set up in 2002.

Collects data on all major joint arthroplasties
  • Powerful audit tool
  • Allows Early failures to be recognised
  • Financially demanding
  • Time demanding
  • High staff requirements
  • Concerns re accuracy
  • Concerns re surgeon specific data

There are concerns regarding the accuracy of data. In addition, there are concerns surgeon specific data would lead to surgeons selecting less risky patients to minimise adverse outcomes.