There are approximately 17,000 new hip fractures in Australia and 4,000 in New Zealand annually.
The people comprising the ANZHFR are a group of clinicians and experts in the field with
The ANZHFR sets out to achieve a number of goals including:
The National Database is coming.. but in the meantime, we are encouraging hospitals to record data using the following forms.
|More than 17,000 Australians and almost 4,000 New Zealanders break their hip every year, incurring hospital costs of AU$579 Million and NZ$105 Million, respectively.|
The website is designed to serve as a tool to share resources from the latest findings in the international literature, to regular newsletters as well as local protocols and pathways for care. We encourage people to share their resources and also to contribute to the work of this collaboration.
This website is supported by grants from The Bupa Health Foundation (Australia) and Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand.
Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014 00:00