Tri Nations Falls Prevention Forum

18 September 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm



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The CEC, in collaboration with New Zealand and the United Kingdom, is bringing together three nations of experts on falls prevention to share evidence and learning, as well as new initiatives and integration of care. This forum is for clinicians including nurses, allied health and doctors working in falls prevention in hospital and community care. There will be networking opportunities throughout the day.

The workshop has limited capacity, so registration is essential.

Speakers include:

United Kingdom
  • Dr Frances Healey, Deputy Director of Patient Safety, NHS, UK
  • Julie Windsor, Patient Safety Lead – Medical Specialties/Older People, NHS
New Zealand
  • Sandy Blake, Clinical Lead, Reducing Harm from Falls Programme
  • Carmela Petagna , Quality Improvement Programs, Health Quality & Safety Commission,
  • Prof Stephen Lord & A/ Prof Kim Delbaere, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
  • Prof Cathie Sherrington & A/Prof Anne Tiedemann, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
  • Prof Lindy Clemson, Ageing, Participation & Safety Research Team, University of Sydney