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Effective Secondary Prevention of Fragility Fractures: Clinical Standards for Fracture Liaison Services

Status: CLOSED
Published: 05 Apr 2019 01:00
Source: ROS

Many fragility fractures could be prevented by timely interventions to reduce fracture risk. An FLS is the most effective way to achieve this; the service systematically identifies adults aged 50 and older who have broken a bone with a view to minimising their chances of fracturing again.  

The guidance brings together the latest evidence for effective FLS practice.  By adopting these standards, evidence-based best practice can be implemented and replicated effectively across the UK to reduce the future burden of fractures, improving outcomes for patients and ensuring efficient and appropriate use of NHS resources.

Please find the consultation document here.

Please email feedback and comments by Thursday 25th April 2019 via email to Dawne Garrett using the comments form.

Page last updated - 25/04/2019