Create a network of researchers, clinicians, patients, carers, and policymakers interested in multidisciplinary hip fracture recovery research. More specifically, to provide opportunities for the network to:
1. Journal Issue in collaboration with BMJ Quality Open
Clinical researchers from across the globe will be supported by SIG Advisory Board members to publish their quality improvement initiatives as a journal article in a BMJ Quality Open special issue (estimated publication date 2023). The issue will focus on global quality improvement initiatives for older adults with fragility fractures. This initiative will enable shared learning of quality improvement initiatives across the globe.
You can find out more information about this initiative here.
FFN Call for Papers Summer 2023.pdf
2. This webinar was hosted by FFN Thailand in collaboration with Asia-Pacific Regional Committee
3. Telehealth in the community following discharge for fragility fracture
This webinar took place on 2 July
More specifically, those interested in opportunities to:
You can get involved by joining the member list
FREE Webinar: Evidence for nutritional intervention in hip fracture and issues for clinical practice
FREE Webinar: Implementation of delirium prevention strategies in clinical practice: success and challenges
Prof Jae-Young Lim is a Professor of the Seoul National University College of Medicine and serving as the Board of Trustees of the Korean Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (KARM) and the Korean Geriatric Society (KGS).He is also a Board Member if Fragility Fracture Network and an active member of the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia and the Asian Working Group for Cachexia. Over the past several years, he has worked on several research projects focused on the rehabilitation intervention and standard management for sarcopenia and fragility fractures of older adults.
Dr Jack Bellisan Allied Health Principal Research Fellow and Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian at the Prince Charles Hospital, and honorary Associate Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. He has worked clinically in orthogeriatric settings for 25 years. Key interests include implementation approaches that support interdisciplinary nutrition care across orthogeriatric settings, values-based healthcare, and camping off-grid with his family.
Dr Katie Sheehan is a Senior Lecturer and UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at King's College London. She is a physiotherapist and health services researcher with experience from Ireland, Canada, and the UK. Katie’s research focuses on the use of secondary analysis of datasets to inform new approaches to rehabilitation for older adults with fragility fractures.
Dr Emma Suttonis a clinical-academic Physiotherapist working in the United Kingdom. She qualified as a physiotherapist in 2001 from the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol. She completed a Masters in Advanced practice at UWE in 2009, a PhD at the University of Leicester on Quality Improvement in Surgery in 2017and a clinical lectureship on improvement science in hip fracture care with the clinical trials unit at the University of Warwick (completed in 2021). She is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Emma’s current role is clinical academic lead for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust where she is based in the Institute of Translational Medicine. Emmachairs the West Midlands Regional Hub for the UK’s Council for Allied Health Professions Researchand she is a member of Q community – a connected community aiming to improve health care quality across the UK. Emma has recently been appointed to chair the Hip Fracture Recovery Research (HFRR) Special Interest Group (SIG) from June 2022. Emma provides regular peer review for the BMJ and BMJ Open Quality. Her publications cover a wide sphere including: patient and public involvement, reducing re-admission after hip fracture, prehabilitation for elective hip and knee surgery, and ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery).
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