Update information

Update information

May 2017: Statement 3 on intracapsular fracture has been updated to reflect changes to recommendations 1.6.2 and 1.6.3 in the NICE guideline on hip fracture. This is marked as [2012, updated 2017].

November 2016: This quality standard was updated and statements prioritised in 2012 were replaced.

Statements are marked as:

  • [new 2016] if the statement covers a new area for quality improvement

  • [2012, updated 2016] if the statement covers an area for quality improvement included in the 2012 quality standard and has been updated.

Statements numbered 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 in the 2012 version have been updated and are marked as [2012, updated 2016].

Statements from the 2012 version (numbered 3, 4, 10, 11 and 12) that may still be useful at a local level are listed after the updated statements in quality statements.

The 2012 quality standard for hip fracture is available as a pdf.