The College View Investigates

Stretched to the limit: Over 64,000 people waiting for orthopaedic treatment

April 19, 2020

People requiring hip and knee replacements are facing the worst waiting lists in Ireland,  with over 64,000 people waiting to see a consultant for their treatments. The figures, from the National Treatment Purchase Fund, for January 2020 show that a total of 64,907 people are waiting to access orthopaedic treatment.