How to reduce falls: essential reading

17/05/2017

Source: Nursing Times

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Date of publication: 4th April 2017

 Publication type: Editorial 

In a nutshell: One in two women and one in five men over the age of 50 experience fractures, mostly as a result of low bone density.

 Length of publication: One page

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Association between nurse staffing and in-hospital bone fractures: a retrospective cohort study

15/09/2016

Source: Health Services Research 

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Date of publication: 24th July 2016

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aim of this paper is to determine if sufcient nurse stafng reduced in-hospital fractures in acute care hospitals.

 Length of publication: 19 pages

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GP-led fracture prevention scheme could save NHS millions of pounds

15/05/2015

Source: GP

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Date of publication: 15th April 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: An early prevention scheme for bone fractures trialled successfully by a GP federation in Northumberland could be rolled out nationwide to help slash the £2.3bn annual cost of fractures to the NHS.

Length of publication: One page

 

 

 


GPs pilot new approach to treating fractures

17/04/2015

Source: Hexham Courant

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Date of publication: 31st March 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: Tyndale GPs have piloted a new cost saving approach to treating bone fractures.

Length of publication: one page