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Online follow-up after total hip replacement: a first case
  1. Caroline Dexter,
  2. Benjamin Bradley,
  3. Daniel H Williams
  1. Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, St Michael's Hospital, Hayle, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Caroline Dexter, car.dexter{at}


With the current challenging financial climate in the NHS there is an increasing drive to reduce the number of postoperative follow-up appointments. We report on a patient who has successfully used a new online platform,, to record condition-specific and generic wellbeing scores following total hip replacement. This case highlights the potential for remote follow-up of routine postoperative patients.

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