Well-coordinated care delivered through a joint replacement care team consisting of primary
and secondary health professionals, would make the journey from preoperative preparation to
postoperative rehabilitation while undergoing elective arthroplasty a more pleasant experience.
Drs Abhay Vaidya, VR Koppada and Professor Romesh Gupta discuss how this will maximise
limited health and social care resources, and contribute towards achieving a patient focused NHS.