Waiting List for Knee Replacement


Hiya...Can anyone give me an idea of how long the waiting list is for a knee replacement.

Also how long did your steroid injections last before pain came back.....

I have been told about a business case and that I have to lose weight before one is submitted



  • noddingtonpete
    noddingtonpete Moderator Posts: 1,142

    Hi @JohnBaxter waiting times seem to vary depending what part of the country so there is no definitive answer, though you should have been given an indication of how long the queue is. Not sure about the business case - it might be worth calling our Helpline (number below) to find out more information.

    Need more help? - call our Helpline on0800 5200 520Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm

  • CarylW
    CarylW Member Posts: 274

    Hi @JohnBaxter. If you ring the orthopaedics department of the hospital you should be able to find out how many more weeks you have to wait, but as @noddingtonpete says, it depends where you live. In my area it has come down a lot because they are operating on Sundays as well as during the week.

    Need more help? Call our Helpline on 0800 5200 520 Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm