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To protect you, your family and the staff of RNOH Private Care, we now have the facilities to offer video consultations. Your consultant will tell you if your appointment is to be carried out in this way and their practice secretary will provide you with all of the information you need to do this.

If you are asked to attend RNOH Private Care outpatient centre for your appointment, please ensure that you read the information below and follow any social distancing instructions when you arrive at the hospital:

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, do not leave your home for 7 days from when your symptoms started. The symptoms are:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

You do not need to call NHS 111 to go into self-isolation. If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days, contact NHS 111 online. If you have no internet access, call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999. You can find the latest information and advice at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Do: 

  • wash your hands with soap and water often – alcohol gel is effective against respiratory viruses
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don't

  • touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
Mr Rob Pollock Mr Rob Pollock

Pollock, Mr Rob

  • Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sarcoma Lead
  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)
  • Specialty: Primary and revision hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy and cartilage repair

Mr Pollock is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He qualified at University College London, School of Medicine in 1993 before embarking on a career in surgery.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association. He is registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and on the Specialist Register for orthopaedic surgery.

His orthopaedic training took place in various London teaching hospitals including UCLH, St Mary's and the RNOH. He undertook fellowships in Sydney, Australia and Denver, USA where he gained experience in hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, trauma and the management of bone tumours.

Mr Pollock has published over fifty papers on joint reconstruction and regularly presents research at national and international meetings. He enjoys teaching and is an instructor on many of the postgraduate courses at the RNOH.

In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious American, British and Canadian (ABC) Fellowship by the British Orthopaedic Association. He spent six weeks visiting the premier orthopaedic clinics in North America. The experience he gained in the USA has been of great benefit to him and his patients.

His practice now includes the management of patients with musculo-skeletal tumours as well as most aspects of hip and knee surgery. He has a particular interest in complex hip and knee replacement surgery and revision hip and knee replacement.