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Title:
Breaking Point - Osteoporosis Report

Date Written:
18 Oct 2010

Item:
breaking pointThe NHS has a strong directive to make efficiency savings of £15 - £20 billion by 2014. As Osteoporosis is highly preventable, a focus on effective management offers an opportunity for substantial savings in the future.

At the start of this new decade, this new report – Breaking Point – is issued by a group of clinicians, policy makers, patient organisations and professional organisations - including the BMS. It describes the current situation for women with post menopausal osteoporosis in the UK and is a clarion call for the NHS to implement a systematic approach to fragility fracture care and prevention.

Download the Breaking Point report, together with ‘Calls to Action’ below.

Breaking Point - Osteoporosis Report. (PDF 680Kb)
Call to Action for Health Care Professionals. (PDF 88Kb)
Call to Action for Patients. (PDF 88Kb)
Call to Action for Commisoners. (PDF 88Kb)
Call to Action for Politicians. (PDF 120Kb)

 

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Women's Health Concern is the patient arm of the British Menopause Society
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Patron: Penny Junor
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