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Australia and New Zealand hip fracture registry

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The Australia and New Zealand hip fracture registry provides a database and system for the collection and reporting of data, aligned to the standard, and a learning opportunity to help provide the best care we can to hip fracture patients.

Commission supports World Osteoporosis Day

NEWS: 13 Oct 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission supports the International Osteoporosis Foundation’s World Osteoporosis Day on 20 October 2016, as part of its ongoing commitment to an integrated approach to falls and fracture management in New Zealand.

Inaugural hip fracture registry annual report released

NEWS: 13 Oct 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The inaugural annual report for the Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry was released in September and four hospitals from New Zealand feature in the report.

Clinical care standard for hip fracture care

PUBLICATION: 13 Sep 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

The clinical care standard for hip fracture care provide evidence-based guidance for clinicians, service providers and consumers on the quality of service for hip fracture care.

Falls prevention starts in the home

MEDIA RELEASE: 1 Apr 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

As a month-long focus on preventing falls begins, one Upper Hutt resident is well aware of the campaign’s slogan: falls prevention is everyone’s business.

What’s coming up for April Falls?

NEWS: 9 Feb 2016, Reducing Harm from Falls

It won’t be long until this annual month-long event is upon us, and we have lots planned, as will many of you. This year’s national theme will embrace ‘prevention right through to review and learning from falls events’.

Falls prevention toolkit for clinicians aids integrated approach

NEWS: 7 Sep 2015, Falls

The Health Quality & Safety Commission, in association with bpacnz, has developed the Stay Independent Falls Prevention Toolkit for Clinicians and the Ask, assess, act pocketcard to aid primary care teams in assessment of an individual's risk of falling.