Media Contributions BBC Radio 4


I have made a number of contributions to national radio concerning joint replacement to listen some of  the programmes click on the links below


You and Yours 24th. November 2010

Case Notes 5th. June 2007

Check Up 5th. April 2007

Life in Old Age 30th. March 2004


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Media Contributions National Newspapers and TV

"London Hospitals at risk of missing Waiting Time Deadlines" London Evening Standard 16th. December 2008.


"As Use of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Grows, Studies Raise Concerns" New York Times Published: March 3, 2010


“Surgeons may train in Afghanistan” The Times Published: 13 September 2010


“Emergency patients let down by targets, say surgeons” The Daily Telegraph Published: 11 November 2010


“Hundreds of people face hip and knee operation delays” BBC Health News 24 November 2010



“Traffic light’ rationing in NHS trusts forces more to go private”

The Times Published: 13 November 2010


“Tears as a victim of NHS cuts faces yet more months of pain” The Times Published: 04 December 2010


“Brace yourselves for a 'mini ice age': This winter set to be coldest in 300 Years ” The Daily Mail Published: 30 December 2010
Surgeons warning over hip and knee operation delays. BBC 6 and 10’O Clock news 5th April 2011
Hip and Knee Patients Face Cruel Delays. The Telegraph 5th April 2011
Hip patients in pain now wait longer to get surgery. The Guardian 5th April 2011
Surgeons raise alarm over waiting BBC on line 6th April 2011
Emergency Care Failure. Daily Telegraph 6th. April 2011
Peter Kay makes US news – as a surgeon! The Bolton News 10th. April 2011
Peter Kay in bizarre career move? Wigan Observer 14th. April 2011
Patients denied key treatments due to NHS cost-cutting, surgeons warn
Open letter accuses health trusts of letting public down by branding some elective surgery 'lower value' The Guardian 18th April 2011
Inquiry into knee replacement at Westen Treatment Centre. 18th May 2011
A weighty Issue for Hip Replacements 3rd June 2011
Earlier operations and better care can improve the lives of thousands of hip fracture patients 2 June 2011 NICE.
Age UK. 24-week wait' for orthopaedic help 2nd August 2011
NHS reforms will put wealthy first, says doctors' chief who fears service 'will become like U.S. 2nd September 2011 '
NHS-using-cynical-tactics-to-put-people-off-surgery Telegraph 1st September 2011
Medics resist plan to attach pay to PROMs Health Service Journal 1st September 2011
“North Wales patients among thousands affected by ‘faulty’ hip replacement.” Daily Post. 10th October 2011.
“DH to 'bring in line' commissioners who ration treatments.” Health Service Journal  12th October 2011.
NHS 'best practice' failings NHS trusts falling short on orthopaedic care 15 November 2011
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