The Royal College of Physicians | Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme
The National Hip Fracture Database
Part of the Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme
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Mortality and CCG data updated Latest data has been obtained and uploaded to the system.

V9 Imports released A new improved import facility has been released.

2016 Facilities Audit released The Facilities Audit has been opened for 2016 - Deadline extended to 11 March

V9 Exports released Export your v9 patients from the updated export facility

RCN Society of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing conference and exhibition 2016 This conference will focus on the latest developments in orthopaedic practice, as well as explore the specialist knowledge and complex practical skills demanded in this field.

Microsoft browser support withdrawn Includes Internet Explorer v7, v8, v9 and v10

New V9 dataset The new dataset has been released for 2016

Clinical Audit for Improvement 2016 Event Clinical Audit for Improvement 2016 Event 8th March 2016

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

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

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.

Facilities Audit for 2016 released - please check the news for details

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.

New: Commissioners' report 2015

The NHFD have released a commissioners‘ report aimed at Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in England and in particular, commissioners who commission services for hip fracture, trauma and care for older people.
NHFD Commissioners' report 2015

"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