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Live Stronger for Longer theme of April Falls campaign

NEWS: 3 Apr 2018, Reducing Harm from Falls

Live Stronger for Longer is the theme of this year’s ‘April Falls’ campaign. The annual campaign raises awareness of the harm caused by falls, and what can be done to prevent them.

Research award for Hip Fracture Registry

NEWS: 16 Oct 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Australian & New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry was honoured with the Health Services Research Award at Research Australia’s annual Health and Medical Research Awards held in Melbourne last Thursday, 5 October 2017.

Topic 7 – Why hip fracture prevention and care matter

PUBLICATION: 12 May 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

Topic 7 in reducing harm from falls explains how to reduce the risk of falls-related fracture and how improved care can prevent complications that compromise recovery.

April Falls 2017 display competition opens 1 April

NEWS: 2 Mar 2017, Reducing Harm from Falls

Health care providers taking part in April Falls 2017 are again encouraged to send us photos of their local displays and activities, with all entries going in the draw to win a morning tea to the value of $100.

Decline in falls and broken hips a success story for New Zealand health care

MEDIA RELEASE: 2 Dec 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is celebrating the success of New Zealand public hospitals in reducing the number of in-hospital falls that result in a broken hip. New Zealand appears to be the first country to achieve this on a national scale.