Private hip replacement Norwich

The damaged hip joint is replaced with a new, artificial one.

At Spire Norwich Hospital, our orthopaedic (bone and muscle) consultants use trusted hip replacement techniques. We provide expert aftercare too, so you can get back to your everyday activities soon after your surgery.

Hip replacement is a common operation to have done privately. Replacing damaged parts of the hip with an artificial joint can help you move more easily and reduce pain.

Sometimes also called

  • Hip arthroplasty

At a glance

  • Typical hospital stay
    3-5 days

  • Procedure duration
    60-90 minutes

  • Type of anaesthetic
    General, spinal or epidural

  • Available to self-pay?

  • Covered by health insurance?

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to a wide range of treatments
  • Internationally and nationally renowned consultants
  • Clear, inclusive pricing
  • Rated 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission

By Wallace Health I Medically reviewed by Adrian Roberts.
Page last reviewed: October 2018 I Next review due: October 2023

Hip replacement surgery: what to expect at Spire Norwich Hospital

At Spire Norwich Hospital, you can choose your surgeon from our team of expert orthopaedic consultants. Our hip replacement surgeons are based in Norwich, but also serve the Norfolk area.

You can expect to receive treatment without the wait, and personalised aftercare from our highly rated nursing staff.

Free patient information event

Hip pain - 28 November

Join Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Adam Cohen who will provide expert advice on the latest treatment options available for arthritic and degenerative hip conditions at our free patient event.

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How to book

Complete the enquiry form to book your first consultation at Spire Norwich Hospital or call 01603 456181.

We serve areas of Norwich and Norfolk.

How much does Hip replacement surgery cost at Spire Norwich Hospital

Inclusive packages mean you can spread the cost of your surgery, which might vary from the guide price.

Hip replacement Fees
Initial consultation £150
Treatment price £15,061
Aftercare Included
From price From £15,211
Monthly treatment price

(Loan applicable to the treatment cost and excludes the initial consultation)

Representative example
Loan amount £13,811
Deposit £1,250
Loan period 48 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £16,608

The price shown is the ‘from price’ (ie the minimum cost of the procedure). Please note that for some procedures the actual price you are quoted may vary significantly and can increase depending on your choice of Consultant (who is an independent practitioner and not an employee of Spire). The fees charged by Consultants and Anaesthetists are set independently and are outside the control of Spire. The price may also vary depending on the type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and your medical history.

Spire Norwich Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price for your procedure so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

Preparing for hip replacement at Spire Norwich Hospital

Getting here

Spire Norwich Hospital is situated just off the A47 southern bypass, just three miles from Norwich city centre. The hospital is approximately three miles from Norwich train station. Free on-site parking is available for all patients and visitors.

Your consultations

Before your treatment, you’ll meet your orthopaedic consultant in one of our 12 private rooms. You’ll discuss your medical history and health, then your expert consultant will recommend a personal treatment plan. Your appointment is a good time to ask any questions you have about hip replacement.

Full hip replacement surgery

Watch how a hip replacement surgery takes place

Hip replacement: your procedure

Your private room

When you come in for your operation, you’ll be with us at Spire Norwich for three to five days. You’ll stay in one of our 55 private bedrooms, which will include home comforts like:

  • Armchair
  • TV
  • Window

Once you’re settled into your private bedroom, it’ll be time for your operation.

What happens

Your hip replacement should take around an hour and a half, during which time you’ll usually be asleep. Visit our hip replacement surgery page to learn more.

Q & A

Alun Wall, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Talking about hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement surgery: your recovery

After your operation, you’ll be taken to your private room to start recovery. Your physiotherapist will get you moving as soon as you’re ready and will give you advice on how to boost your recovery with special exercises.

Our nursing team will give you pain relief to help manage discomfort.

1-2 days

Walk with help from a physiotherapist

3-5 days

Leave hospital

1-2 weeks

Walking more using a walking aid

2-6 weeks

Gradually able to do more exercises

6-8 weeks

Able to drive

12 weeks

Return to work and your usual activities

  • 1-2 days

    Walk with help from a physiotherapist

  • 3-5 days

    Leave hospital

  • 1-2 weeks

    Walking more using a walking aid

  • 2-6 weeks

    Gradually able to do more exercises

  • 6-8 weeks

    Able to drive

  • 12 weeks

    Return to work and your usual activities

Areas served

If you live in Norfolk or Norwich, you can have your private hip replacement at Spire Norwich Hospital.

Our hip replacement consultants in Norwich are committed to healthcare excellence. Book a consultation and start your hip replacement journey today.

Learn more about your hip replacement procedure.

The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.

How to get to us

Spire Norwich Hospital is situated just off the A47 southern bypass, close to the University of East Anglia and just three miles from the city centre. Norwich is just over 100 miles from London and Stansted Airport is approximately 75 minutes by car.

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Old Watton Road


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