Table 4

Stakeholder suggested data-items

NHS number/patient‚ÄČidentifier (linkable to HES)Name of hospitalLength of stay
Patient demographic detailsName of operationHearing test result at each follow-up
Patient diagnosisDate of surgeryComplications at each follow-up
IndicationGrade of surgeonEmployment status
Primary or revisionSide of surgery
Cost of implantSurgery start time
Hearing test resultSurgical approach
ComorbiditiesName, make and model of implant
MDT outcomeImplant serial number
Employment statusIntraoperative complication(s)
Date of decision to operateSurgery end time
Cost of implant
  • HES, Hospital Episode Statistics; MDT, multidisciplinary team; NHS, National Health Service.