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The National Hip Fracture Database
Part of the Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme
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CCG and mortality data updated NHFD data has been matched

Attention Importers! If you import records into the NHFD, please read...

New NHFD Charts Surgery and anaesthesia rate charts have been introduced.

Upcoming meetings of interest Hip fracture related meetings and conferences

FLS-DB launch events The FLS-DB are holding three launch events in 2015

4th Irish Hip Fracture Conference 18th November 2015 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

National Osteoporosis Society - Developing Fracture Liaison Services - updated document The NOS has compiled various resources to support the development of FLS.

Nerve block survey Can you help provide some details?

FFFAP August newsletter The latest FFFAP newsletter is available.

New Study - The impact of NHFD on care and mortality in England A recent study has shown that the NHFD has led to substantial improvements in care and survival among hip fracture patients.

New safety guidelines reducing the risk from cemented hemiarthroplasty available

BMJ: Early return home after hip fracture is not unsafe BMJ: Early return home after hip fracture is not unsafe in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Welcome to the National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD)

The NHFD is a national clinical audit project designed to facilitate improvements in the quality of hip fracture care.

2015 Annual report

This report considers the care of patients with hip fracture, but it also has much wider implications. Hip fracture is an ideal marker condition with which to examine and challenge the quality and outcome of the care offered to frail and older patients by the modern NHS.

Download Report

Previous Reports

Hospital dashboards

Progress charts and summaries for every hospital participating in the audit database.

"My hip fracture care" patient booklet

The NHFD have released a helpful booklet to support patients undergoing hip fracture treatment.
My hip fracture care: 12 Questions to ask - A guide for patients, their families and carers