Letters Access to artificial hips

Using PROMs to improve equity

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5014 (Published 15 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5014
  1. Michael A Soljak, postgraduate researcher1,
  2. Azeem Majeed, professor1
  1. 1Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London
  1. m.soljak07{at}imperial.ac.uk

    Neither the report by Judge and colleagues on inequity in access to joint replacement in England1 nor the accompanying editorial2 mentions the role of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs)3 in promoting equity of access to elective health care. Preoperative measurement of PROMs, which is now routine for …

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