The policy response

There are five key building blocks to support an effective policy response for osteoporosis and fragility fractures. Read below to learn more.

Building a system that works

Building a system that works

Policies for scrutiny, accountability and investment

Integrated prevention, comprehensive registries and sufficient reimbursement are the cornerstones of an appropriate policy response to the challenge of osteoporosis and fragility fractures.

Read more
Catching it early

Catching it early

Detection and management in primary care

Early identification and management of osteoporosis in primary care offers the greatest opportunity to prevent fragility fractures.

Read more
Getting people back on track

Getting people back on track

Facilitating multidisciplinary care post-fracture

Best-practice care in hospitals is fundamental to enable people to recover with positive outcomes following a fragility fracture and prevent subsequent fractures.

Read more
Supporting quality of life as part of healthy and active ageing

Supporting quality of life as part of healthy and active ageing

Prevention of falls and fractures in later life

Comprehensive risk assessments can reduce the risk of falls, minimise fragility fractures and prolong quality of life in older populations.

Read more
Engaging patients and public

Engaging patients and public

Awareness, activation and self-management

Wider awareness and understanding of osteoporosis and fragility fractures would empower people to recognise risk factors and manage their own bone health.

Read More