UK’s first Clinical Standards for Fracture Liaison Service (FLS)

National Osteoporosis Society siteThe National Osteoporosis Society is leading an expert authoring group to develop the UK’s first Clinical Standards for Fracture Liaison Services in collaboration with the British Orthopaedic Association and British Geriatric Society. We are very grateful to everyone who provided feedback during the consultation period. The Authoring Group are now in the process of carefully reviewing the comments submitted and we hope to launch the final Standards shortly.

We would like to invite ARMA organisations to endorse the final version of the Clinical Standards.
By endorsing the document and permitting the National Osteoporosis Society to add your organisation’s logo to the document, you can help raise standards of care across the UK.

If you are interested in this or you have any questions please contact the Policy and Public Affairs Team at policy.issues@nos.org.uk.

Vitamin D and Bone Health in Children and Young People

Following the publication of our adult Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Clinical Guideline for Patient Management the National Osteoporosis Society has developed Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Clinical Guideline for Management in Children and Young People. We are now carefully considering the consultation submissions and look forward to releasing the finalised guideline in the near future.

We would like to invite ARMA organisations to endorse the final version of the guideline.
By endorsing the document and permitting us to add your organisation’s logo to the document, you can help us to raise standards of care across the UK.

If you have any questions please contact the Policy and Public Affairs Team at policy.issues@nos.org.uk.

New “Living with fractures” fact sheets

The National Osteoporosis Society has launched 6 new fact sheets on living with fractures and osteoporosis. These can be downloaded free at nos.org.uk/resources and include:

  • Financial help after fractures
  • Daily Living after fractures
  • Out and about after fractures
  • Pain relieving drugs after fracture
  • Managing persistent pain after fractures
  • Travel Insurance and osteoporosis

An overview leaflet “Living with Fractures” is also available to be downloaded or ordered in bulk by health professionals.

Updated Guidelines for a Clinical Bone Densitometry Service

The National Osteoporosis Society will be launched updated Guidelines for the provision of a clinical bone densitometry service, very shortly.

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