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Falls prevention in hospital shows benefits as broken hips reduced

MEDIA RELEASE: 9 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

New data from the Health Quality & Safety Commission show the number of people falling in hospital and breaking their hip continues to reduce. Between September 2014 and the end of September 2017, there have been 107 fewer in-hospital falls resulting...

September 2016 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 1 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The September 2016 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 5, September 2016

PUBLICATION: 1 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 5 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

Waikato Hospital team wins display competition

NEWS: 23 May 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The egg-cellent team of Mary-Anne Go, Bryden Ortega and Jean Barnard at the Regional Renal In-centre Dialysis Unit, Waikato Hospital are this year’s winners of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s April Falls display competition.

December 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 16 Dec 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The December 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 4, December 2015

PUBLICATION: 16 Dec 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 4 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

July 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 6 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The July 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 3, July 2015

PUBLICATION: 6 Jul 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 3 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

March 2015 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 12 Mar 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

The March 2015 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 2, March 2015

PUBLICATION: 12 Mar 2015, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 2 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

October 2014 'Focus on Falls' out now

NEWS: 21 Oct 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

The October 2014 issue of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people, is now available online.

Focus on Falls – Issue 1, October 2014

PUBLICATION: 21 Oct 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

Issue 1 of Focus on Falls, a quarterly publication for everyone interested in understanding and preventing falls in older people.

Commitment to reducing harm from falls continues

NEWS: 8 Sep 2014, Reducing Harm from Falls

he Health Quality & Safety Commission's Reducing Harm from Falls programmes continues to strengthen connections across aged care and primary care/community settings, and continues a focus on falls in district health board hospitals.

Physios welcome falls prevention focus

NEWS: 4 Apr 2013, Reducing Harm from Falls

Media release from Physiotherapy New Zealand (PNZ), who are welcoming a national focus on falls prevention by the Health Quality & Safety Commission.