The Horder Centre has been awarded the Kitemark for Excellence for its standards of care.
The Centre has been awarded the Kitemark by the Enhancing Quality and Recovery (EQR) programme for Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
The aim of the programme is to enhance patient safety, patient experience and clinical effectiveness and to receive a kitemark an organisation is assessed on a number of set criteria.
The Horder Centre achieved a score of 97.88% and received an orthopaedic Kitemark of Excellence for its care of total hip and knee replacement patients.
Horder Healthcare Clinical Director Rachel Dixon said: “We follow the advanced recovery programme for hip and knee replacements which aims to further improve patient outcomes, experience and reduce the length of stay, so we are delighted to receive the Kitemark of Excellence which reflects the fantastic work that is being carried out by our team.”
Recent figures released by the National Joint Registry revealed that The Horder Centre carries out the highest number of joint replacement operations of any single site independent provider in England.