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Hip Fests 2023

Binational Hip Fest 2023: Sunshine Coast, QLD

Thank you to everyone who attended the Binational Hip Festival on Monday 11 September. It was great to see many of you in person, and many online too.

A special thanks to the ACSQHC and our excellent guest speakers for their time and expertise.

We know it is always a challenge to take time out of your usual work and personal commitments to attend events like these, and do hope you found the day worthwhile.

Video recordings of the presentations are now available.


Click on the links below to access individual presentations or visit ANZHFRs YouTube site for the Binational Hip Fest 2023 Playlist


Session 1: Recovery after hip fracture

Consumer Experience: Professor Louise Baur

Rehabilitation - What the evidence tells us: Dr Suzanne Dyer, Senior Research Fellow, Flinders University, South Australia

What the ANZHFR data tells us: Dr Morag Taylor, Research Fellow and Data Analyst, Neuroscience Research Australia

What happens in Residential Care: Mr Rik Dawson, HDR Candidate & APA Gerontologic Physiotherapist, University of Sydney, New South Wales

Panel discussion: Professor Louise Baur, Dr Suzanne Dyer, Dr Morag Taylor, Mr Rik Dawson


Session 2: Hip Fracture Clinical Care Standard

Teamwork makes the dream work: Sunshine Coast University Hospital 

Teamwork makes the dream work: Ms Juliana Zvavanjanja, Orthopaedic Clinical Nurse Consultant, The Sutherland Hospital, New South Wales

ANZHFR 2023 Annual Report: Ms Jamie Hallen, Registry Manager, Neuroscience Research Australia

My Hip My Voice Consumer Resources: Ms Elizabeth Armstrong, HDR Candidate, University of New South Wales, Sydney

The impact of adherence to the Hip Fracture Clinical Care Standard: Dr Lara Harvey, Senior Research Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia

Launch of the revised Hip Fracture Clinical are Standard: Associate Professor Carolyn Hullick, Chief Medical Officer, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Launch of the revised Hip Fracture Clinical are Standard: Matua Doug Edwards, Cultural lead, Te Ao Māori, Te Tāhū Hauora Health Quality & Safety Commission, New Zealand


Australian Golden Hip Awards 2023: Presented by Dr Rob O’Sullivan, Geriatrician and President, Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine


Session 3

The effect of a multidisciplinary care bundle on the incidence of delirium after hip fracture surgery: Associate Professor Danielle Ní Chróinín, Geriatrician, Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales

IM nails versus dynamic hip screws: Dr Frank Connon, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Physiotherapy-led hip fracture review clinic: Ms Rebecca Ferrier, A/Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, The Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland

ANZHFR Preoperative fasting sprint audit: Professor Jacqueline Close, Geriatrician - The Prince of Wales Hospital; ANZHFR Co-chair - Neuroscience Research Australia

For more information, please contact: [email protected].

New Zealand Hip Fest 2023: Auckland

Debates, Dilemmas and Controversies in Hip Fracture Care

PDFs of the presentations are now available, where permission has been granted to share them.

Time to Surgery - What's the rush? Dr Min Yee Seow, Orthogeriatician, North Shore Hospital

Type of surgical repair - Does it matter? Mr Pierre Navarre, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Southland Hospital

General anaesthetic vs Spinal anaesthetic - Which is better? Dr Samantha Kransingh, Anaesthetist, Timaru Hospital

Dementia and Rehabilitation - Should we bother? Dr Frazer Anderson, Geriatrician, Whangārei Hospital/FFR Clinical Lead

Hip Fractures - Physical outcomes following rehabilitation: Professor Peter McNair, Auckland University of Technology