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Achieving Through Collaboration

The success of the ANZHFR lies in the dedicated collaboration of many individual health professionals and organisations.

Co-Chairs

The Steering Group is chaired by a geriatrician and an orthopaedic surgeon, reflecting the ideal, shared approach to high-quality hip fracture care.

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Prof Jacqueline Close

Geriatric Medicine Co-Chair

Catherine McDougall

A/Prof Catherine McDougall

Orthopaedic Surgery Co-Chair

Steering Group

The ANZHFR Steering Group is comprised of clinicians and experts in the field with representation from a number of key professional organisations. It provides strategic direction of the registry and oversees the development, implementation, maintenance and reporting of the Registry and its data.

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Mr Brett Baxter

Australian Physiotherapy Association

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Dr Jack Bell

Dietetics Australia

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Prof Ian Cameron

Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

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A/Professor Mellick Chehade

Australian and New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society

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Dr Angel Hui-Ching Lee

Royal Australian College of Physicians

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Dr Owen Doran

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

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Dr Kerin Fielding

Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons 

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Mr Stewart Fleming

Webmaster ANZHFR

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Ms Jamie Hallen

Manager Australian Hip Fracture Registry, NeuRA

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Dr Roger Harris

Osteoporosis New Zealand

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Dr Sarah Hurring

Clinical Lead New Zealand
& ANZSGM New Zealand

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Dr Sean McManus

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists

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Mr Pierre Navarre

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

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A/Prof Rebecca Mitchell

Injury Epidemiologist

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A/Prof Marinis Pirpiris

Co-opted Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Dr Gretchen Poiner

Consumer Advocate

Hannah Seymour

Dr Hannah Seymour

Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine

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Ms Anita Taylor

Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Alliance

Nicola Ward

Ms Nicola Ward

National Co-ordinator New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry

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Mr Mark Wright

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Chair NZHFR Trust, Co-Chair NZ Implementation Committee

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Dr Weiwen Chen

Healthy Bones Australia

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Australian Orthopaedic Association

Registry Team

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Ms Karen Lee

Project Officer

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Dr Niamh Ramsay

Research Assistant

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Ms Elizabeth Armstrong

Consumer Reporting Project Manager

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James Wright

Patient Reported Experience Project Manager
Contact Number: 0466 563 876

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Ms Narelle Payne

Project Officer

Hosts

The Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry (ANZHFR) is managed by the Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre at Neuroscience Research Australia, a medical research institute affiliated with the UNSW Sydney Faculty of Medicine. In New Zealand, the Registry is supported by the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association.