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Hip Hip Hurrah for The NHS Treatment Centre

April 18th 2009

Less than six weeks after reporting to his GP with back pain, Mike Parker was well on the road to recovery, thanks to a rapid hip replacement at the Southampton NHS Treatment Centre.

‘I’m the Head Porter at the Treatment Centre and know all about it, so I made sure I asked my doctor to arrange for my operation to be carried out there,’ explained Mike. ‘Within a week I got an out-patients appointment so all the tests could be carried out, then I got a date for the hip replacement operation within a month.’ Mike joined the Treatment Centre just before it opened in October 2008 and leads a team of eight porters on site