Reducing waiting times for cataract surgery is good value-for-money for falls prevention

Friday, August 30th, 2019 | tedla55p | No Comments

Nick Wilson, Matt Boyd, Adeline Kho, Graham Wilson

In an article published in the New Zealand Medical Journal today, we discuss our recent modelling work on expediting cataract surgery in NZ. In this blog we summarise the key findings and make comparisons with other falls prevention interventions.

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Preventing falls can be very cost-effective in NZ – New study

Monday, February 5th, 2018 | dayhi34p | 1 Comment

Prof Nick Wilson, Dr Giorgi Kvizhinadze, Dr Linda Cobiac, Prof Tony Blakely

We have just published a modelling study on exercise programmes in NZ to prevent falls in older people. This work suggests that this approach (home-based or group-based exercise) is good value for money for the NZ Government. In this blog we consider these results alongside other fall prevention interventions that policy-makers can consider – which are now all in the BODE3 online interactive league table.

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