Hip Surgery (open or arthroscopic) for Pain including Femoroacetabular Impingement

Request for referral for hip surgery (open or arthroscopic) for pain including femoroacetabular impingement

Related keywords
Hip, joint, labral tear, impingement, femeroacetabular
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Referral routes
Criteria Based Access

Hip impingement is an abnormal shape of the hip. This condition increases the risk of developing arthritis. If surgical intervention is appropriate it involves a procedure to alter the shape of the femoral head.

(also known as or related to – hip, joint, labral tear, impingement and femero acetabula)

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Description: This is a Criteria Based Access policy.  If the patient demonstrably meets the specific criteria for treatment, the patient can be referred directly via the appropriate Referral Service with a standard referral letter.