New one day hip replacement set to transform patient recovery journey

A grandmother of three has become the first woman in the Merseyside region to receive life-changing hip replacement surgery and go home in the same day.

In mid-January, Bernice Gay, 78, had her left hip replacement and was discharged back to her home in Speke on the same day, just eight hours after the surgery at Broadgreen Hospital. Her surgery was Bernice’s second hip replacement, after undergoing traditional surgery on her right hip in April 2021 at the same hospital. She was told about the new day case surgery by Mr Viju Peter, her consultant surgeon.

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  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Bone and Joint Centre - Liverpool Hospital - Spire Healthcare
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • Spire Liverpool Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons