Calls to cut falls in the elderly

Injuries from falls are the leading cause of death in people over 75 in the Uk.

Last week, an NHS Confederation report said a more joined-up strategy at local, rather than national level, was needed in order to cut falls in the elderly.

The NHS Confederation, a group that represents NHS managers in England, believes that government policies for the last 20 years have not been entirely successful, with many patients experiencing disjointed care.

Read more on this report. (link to BBC article opens in new window)

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