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Specialist in Lower Limb and Joint Replacement Surgery

About Mr Hayward

Keith Hayward is a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Queens Hospital, Burton-upon-Trent . He has been based at the hospital for 10 years.  

He specialises in lower limb arthroplasty, which includes total hip and knee arthroplasty, as well as partial knee replacement surgery.

He also offers joint preserving surgery on the knee, such as soft tissue surgery, patella realignment and stabilisation surgery.  For the forefoot he performs surgery for problems such as bunions, hallux valgus and hallux rigidus, and lesser toe deformities.



Mr Hayward studied Medicine at Witswatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa graduating in 1995. He completed his orthopaedic training in the West Midlands, including a fellowship under Mr Tim Wilton and Mr Guido Geutjens at Royal Derby Hospital. He is a trainer in Advanced Trauma Life Support.

Private Consultations

Mr Hayward offers private appointments at the Nuffield Health Derby Hospital. A consultation can be arranged via your GP.  Self funding patients can contact the Nuffiled Derby directly. If you have any questions you can contact Mr Hayward's secretary, Susan Gallagher on 01283 593377 or email her at

Your Appointment

To enable Mr Hayward to understand your needs please bring the following:

  • appropriate clothing to allow examination

  • any x-rays or scans – if you have any x-rays or scans of the area, these will be helpful

  • your GP referral letter – you do not need to bring this if you have already sent us a copy

  • letters – please bring any correspondence relating to your problem

During your first consultation Mr Hayward will examine you and look at any letters or scans you have brought with you. He will discuss your condition with you and advise you on the best course of treatment. He may require scans or X-rays to help him diagnose any issues, these will be done on the day or arranged for a later date.

If you require surgery, a date suitable to you will be arranged to have surgery either at the Nuffield, Derby or Queens Hospital, Burton.

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Total Knee Replacement

Your Treatment

Click on the links below to find out more.




Total Hip Replacement

Total Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

Knee Arthroscopy

Toe surgery

​​Other treatments


Injections and physio


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