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News Archives for 2015

Note: Archived news is not maintained and may contain obsolete references, information or advice.

31/12/2015NHFD founder members to be included in New Years honours listDr. Colin Currie and Prof. Keith Willett both receive honours.
21/12/2015Update to V9 DatasetAn updated v9.14 'paper form' (pro-forma) has been released
18/12/2015Holiday Period SupportOpening times for clinical and technical support
14/12/2015Clinical Audit for Improvement 2016 EventClinical Audit for Improvement 2016 Event 8th March 2016
10/12/2015New NHFD commissioners’ report releasedNew 2015 NHFD report urges commissioners to question how long patients with hip fractures remain in rehabilitation.
09/12/2015Falls Quality Improvement EventsInpatient Falls Workshops
04/12/2015V9.13 dataset releasedThe new dataset will be effective from 1 Jan. This will be of particular importance to importers.
16/11/2015CCG and mortality data updatedNHFD data has been matched
11/11/2015Attention Importers!If you import records into the NHFD, please read...
09/11/2015New NHFD ChartsSurgery and anaesthesia rate charts have been introduced.
06/11/2015CCG matching & Mortality DataData due to be reinstated
05/11/2015Clinical Audit Awareness WeekFrom Monday 9 November.
24/10/2015SYSTEM UPGRADE COMPLETEDSecurity upgrade completed - normal service resumed
22/10/2015SYSTEM DOWNTIMENHFD may be unavailable this Saturday 10am-2pm
17/10/2015Upcoming meetings of interestHip fracture related meetings and conferences
13/10/2015FLS-DB launch eventsThe FLS-DB are holding three launch events in 2015
13/10/20154th Irish Hip Fracture Conference18th November 2015 Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
08/10/2015Upcoming meetings of interest 
29/09/2015Upcoming meetings of interest 
17/09/2015New system loginThe login screens have been improved with a new look and new features
15/09/2015National Osteoporosis Society - Developing Fracture Liaison Services - updated documentThe NOS has compiled various resources to support the development of FLS.
10/09/2015NHFD 2015 Annual report releasedThe latest annual report has been released.
26/08/2015Upcoming meetings of interest 
26/08/2015Record history feedbackRecord history was introduced in February and we'd appreciate your feedback on this feature.
25/08/2015Nerve block survey Can you help provide some details?
24/08/2015FFFAP August newsletterThe latest FFFAP newsletter is available.
17/07/2015New Study - The impact of NHFD on care and mortality in EnglandA recent study has shown that the NHFD has led to substantial improvements in care and survival among hip fracture patients.
10/07/2015CCG matchingPlease continue to match the CCGs manually until further notice
01/07/2015Recent chart updatesNHFD charts have been improved.
26/06/2015Mortality dataWe are currently unable to update our mortality data
19/06/2015New safety guidelines reducing the risk from cemented hemiarthroplasty available 
15/06/2015Upcoming meetings of interest 
06/05/2015URGENT: BPT CCG Manual Matching RequiredYou must add your own CCG codes for any BPT claims for the last quarter before May 15th.
01/05/2015Please avoid reusing old recordsDon't reuse an existing record - Delete it instead!
28/04/2015Improving Falls Care: quality improvement through prevention training and auditBirmingham Science Museum, Thursday 4 June 2015.
17/04/2015BPT CCG match delay expectedThe CCG matching is expected to be delayed for the last quarter.
14/04/2015The 12th Peterborough Hip Fracture MeetingStamford Arts centre, Lincolnshire, Friday 2 October 2015.
30/03/2015BMJ: Early return home after hip fracture is not unsafeBMJ: Early return home after hip fracture is not unsafe in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
24/03/2015Patient report local statisticsA new guide has been published
13/03/2015South Yorkshire Fracture Neck of Femur Course19-20th March - 2-day course designed for Orthopaedic Surgeons
13/03/2015NHFD Team Vacancy We are currently recruiting for a FFFAP Data Coordinator.
12/03/2015Wales WorkshopThe Welsh Government and the NHFD are co-hosting an all-Wales workshop.
13/02/2015System Maintenance (Completed)Planned for Sunday, February 15th 8-9pm
06/02/2015Facilities Audit 2015 ClosedThe facilities audit has closed.
05/02/2015Upcoming meetings of interestHip fracture care, bone health, falls prevention and clinical audit meetings
04/02/2015Hip fracture conference at the Royal Liverpool HospitalThe Royal Liverpool Hospital have organised a one day conference on hip fracture care on 20 March 2015.
01/02/2015BPT MatchingLatest Matching has been completed
01/02/2015New Change History FeatureChanges to a patient record are now logged.
30/01/2015NHFD User GuideAn updated NHFD User Guide has been released.
30/01/2015My Hip Fracture Care: 12 Questions to askA new booklet for patients.
06/01/2015FFFAP Job OpportunitiesThe FFFAP team currently has two vacancies, for a Project Coordinator and a Data Coordinator
05/01/2015New v8.2 Features for 2015Latest upgrades and new features
05/01/2015Delete your own records!Now you can delete your own records or duplicates!
05/01/2015Osteoporosis MasterclassWednesday 11 March 2015, Preston
05/01/2015New ChartsPatient Safety and Length of Stay charts now available.