Private hip replacement Birmingham

Inclusive treatment and care from £11,090

​At Spire Parkway Hospital, our consultants use trusted and clinically proven techniques for hip replacement, helping to relieve pain and increase your mobility.

During a hip replacement, your consultant will replace worn or damaged parts of your hip with an artificial joint called a prosthesis, to help you get back to your everyday activities.

Sometimes also called

  • Hip arthroplasty

At a glance

  • Typical hospital stay
    1-3 days

  • Procedure duration
    60-90 minutes

  • Type of anaesthetic
    General, spinal or epidural

  • Available to self-pay?
    Yes

  • Covered by health insurance?
    Yes

Why Spire?

  • Fast access to a wide range of treatments
  • Internationally and nationally renowned consultants
  • Clear pricing with no hidden charges

By Wallace Health I Medically reviewed by Adrian Roberts.
Page last reviewed: October 2018 I Next review due: October 2021

Hip replacement surgery: what to expect at Spire Parkway

At Spire Parkway, our team of orthopaedic (bone and muscle) surgeons can offer you a treatment and care plan that’s personal to you and your needs. Our dedicated nurses and physiotherapists will provide expert aftercare to help you get the most from your operation.

We offer treatment, tests and scans without the wait and easy booking with appointment times to suit you.

How much does Hip replacement surgery cost at Spire Parkway Hospital

It’s a common operation to have done privately, and our inclusive prices and access to payment plans make it easy and more affordable, even if you don’t have medical insurance.

Hip replacement Fees
Initial consultation £150
Treatment £10,940
Aftercare Included
Guide price £11,090
Monthly treatment price

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

£243
Representative example
Loan amount £9,690
Deposit £1,250
Loan period 48 months
Representative APR 9.9%
Total amount repayable £11,664

The guide price displayed shows what most patients who pay for their own treatment should expect to pay for treatment. The price may vary depending on Consultant, type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and may also vary due to your medical history.

Spire Parkway Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price 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.

Procedures offered for hip replacement at Spire Parkway

At Spire Parkway, we use trusted and clinically proven techniques for hip replacement surgery in our clean, modern facilities. We have two laminar flow operating theatres, which regulate air flow to minimise the risk of infection.

If your consultant thinks it’s right for you, they may offer:

  • Minimally invasive hip replacement – this usually means a faster recovery time while still achieving the same outcomes
  • Anterior hip replacement surgery, when incisions are made in the front of the hip, resulting in less pain and faster recovery than with traditional surgery
  • Bilateral hip replacement, when both hips are replaced at the same time

Preparing for hip replacement at Spire Parkway

Getting here

Spire Parkway Hospital is situated a few miles south of Birmingham city centre in Solihull, the hospital is near to both Birmingham International and Solihull train stations. We have free on-site parking for you and your visitors.

Your consultations

Before your treatment, you’ll meet your consultant in one of our 14 consultation rooms. All our rooms are accessible, so there’s no need to worry if walking is difficult for you. They’ll ask about your health, symptoms and answer any questions you may have.

If you haven’t been diagnosed yet, they may recommend our diagnostic tests and scans to help them assess your hip in more detail. Both your initial consultation and tests at this stage are charged separately to the cost of any treatment needed.

If you decide to go ahead with treatment, your consultant will advise you about:

  • What your personalised treatment and care plan will involve
  • Different types of prosthetic joints available
  • Anaesthetic options
  • Potential risks and complications
  • Things you can do to help your recovery

Full hip replacement surgery

Watch how a hip replacement surgery takes place

Hip replacement surgery: your procedure

When you come in for your operation, you’ll be with us for up to three days. You’ll stay in one of our 38 large, bright private rooms. They all include:

  • TV
  • En-suite
  • Armchair
  • Window
  • Free WiFi

If you’ve come with a friend or family member, they’re welcome to wait in our lounge or restaurant while you have your operation.

Here’s what will happen once you arrive at Spire Parkway for your hip replacement operation:

  • You’ll meet your surgery team and anaesthetist
  • You'll have either a general anaesthetic, where you’re unconscious, or an epidural or spinal anaesthetic, where you're numb from the waist down
  • If you have an epidural or spinal anaesthetic, your anaesthetist can also give you a sedative to help you relax
  • Once the anaesthetic has taken effect, your surgeon will make one or more incisions in your hip, remove both the socket and the top of your thigh bone and replace them with a new artificial hip joint
  • The operation should take between an hour and an hour and a half

Q & A

Alun Wall, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Talking about hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement surgery: your recovery

Once your operation is finished, you’ll be taken back to your private room to start your recovery. You may feel some discomfort and swelling at first, which is completely normal. We’ll give you pain relief to help you and make sure you’re comfortable.

One of our physiotherapists will get you walking again and give you some exercises you should do throughout your recovery to help you get the most from your operation.

Although everybody’s different and you should always follow your consultant’s advice, here’s a typical recovery timeline for hip replacement surgery:

1-2 days

Walk with help from a physiotherapist

1-3 days

Leave hospital

1-2 weeks

Walk with help from a physiotherapist

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

  • 1-3 days


    Leave hospital

  • 1-2 weeks


    Walk with help from a physiotherapist

  • 2-6 weeks


    Gradually able to do more exercises

  • 6-8 weeks


    Able to drive

  • 12 weeks


    Return to work and your usual activities

How to get to us

Spire Parkway Hospital is situated a few miles south of Birmingham city centre in Solihull with easy access to the M42, M6, M40 and M5.

We're just a few miles from Birmingham International Airport.

Find us on Google maps

Spire Parkway Hospital,

1 Damson Parkway
Solihull, Birmingham
West Midlands
B91 2PP

Main SwitchBoard:  0121 704 1451

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  0121 704 5530

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.

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