FFN, under the leadership of the Fragility Fracture Recovery Research Special Interest Group, is pleased to announce the release of a supplement produced collaboratively with BMJ Open Quality. The special supplement ''Innovations in Healthcare Improvement'' showcases quality improvement work from around the world to support the management of fragility fracture patients.

Articles in the supplement
EDITORIAL

Fragility Fracture Network: innovations in healthcare improvement 

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Do we understand each other when we develop and implement hip fracture models of care? A systematic review with narrative synthesis 

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Hip fractures in the older adult: orthopaedic and geriatric shared care model in Southland, New Zealand—a 5-year follow-up study

Comparing two different orthogeriatric models of care for hip fracture patients: an observational prospective cross-sectional study

Preventing the next fragility fracture: a cross-sectional survey of secondary fragility fracture prevention services worldwide 

Improving fragility hip fracture care through data: a multicentre experience from a country with an emerging economy during the COVID-19 pandemic 

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMME

Quality improvement initiative: implementing routine vertebral fracture assessments into an Australian Fracture Liaison Service 

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT REPORT

Improving the quality of the fracture liaison service through the implementation of a structured health record 

Orthopaedic Out of Bed Project (OOBP): improving early mobilisation following femoral fracture using a therapy-led education programme

SHORT REPORT

Implementing an advanced physiotherapy outpatient triaging service as a model for improvement for patients recently discharged following surgical intervention for hip fracture 


Are we achieving the standards of good nutritional care for older people in hospital with fragility fractures? 

Comparison of the taste and acceptability of a new high protein ice cream (Nottingham-Ice cream) with standard hospital milkshake oral nutritional supplement in older people with fragility fractures: a short report 

BMJ Open Quality is a peer reviewed, Open Access journal covering all content in healthcare improvement work.

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FFN is pleased to announce that they are now an Official Sponsor of the journal “Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation” (GOS). 

GOS is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that provides clinical information concerning the broad range of musculoskeletal disorders affecting the aging population. The journal focuses on the care of geriatric orthopaedic patients and their subsequent rehabilitation across the continuum. 

Areas of interest include (but are not limited to): acute and critical care, adult reconstructive care, anesthesia and pain management, chronic care, complications after surgery, new care models, specific fractures, surgical techniques, and systems-based care. 

With this exciting partnership FFN Members receive a number of benefits including:

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