SWLEOC (South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre)

SWLEOC (South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre) is an NHS treatment centre providing regional elective orthopaedic surgery services (including inpatient, day-case and outpatient). Established by the four south west London acute trusts to deliver strategic change in the delivery of planned orthopaedic care, SWLEOC provides high quality, cost efficient, elective orthopaedic services ranked amongst the best in the world. 

Since opening in January 2004, SWLEOC has earned a reputation as a centre of excellence for elective orthopaedic surgery with excellent outcomes, low complications and high patient satisfaction.  Performing around 5,200 procedures a year, 3,000 of these joint replacements, SWLEOC is recognised as the largest joint replacement centre in the UK and one of the largest in Europe. It is also one of the largest shoulder surgery centres in the UK. Other sub-specialities include soft tissue, spine, foot and ankle procedures.

The unit consists of 5 state of the art operating theatres, a 17-bedded post anaesthetic unit (PACU) bed recovery area with high dependency and critical care facilities and two wards of 27 beds.

SWLEOC was rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) when they inspected our hospitals in November 2015. Read more about our CQC rating in the external assessment section of our website. You can also read our press release about our CQC rating

For more information and contact details, please visit www.eoc.nhs.uk (opens in a new window).

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