A repository of all resources produced by the Fracture Liaison Service Database (FLS-DB) for healthcare professionals, patients and carers.
Patient and carer resources
Did you know that at least 90,000 patients in England and Wales who should have anti-osteoporosis therapy are not receiving it?
The six golden rules resource is a short video intended to encourage patients to have follow up conversations with their GP after being recommended to take medication by mouth for osteoporosis.
These resources aim to improve the patient experience when returning home following a fragility fracture and discussing with primary care.
If you are over 50 and have broken a bone after falling from standing height or less (known as a fragility fracture), this document is for you, your family and carers. It explains why people with fragility fractures are recommended treatment, why it is important to stay on treatment and where you can find further information.
A video resource that explains what you should expect from your fracture liaison service after you have fallen and broken a bone.
From 31 July 2022, you must check your patient’s national data opt-out status before uploading them to the FLS-DB. We have created extensive resoruces to support you in how to do this.
To support FLSs to improve the patient experience when returning home following a fragility fracture and discussing with primary care, we have produced best practice examples of GP and patient letters.
The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has developed a toolkit that is open to all healthcare professionals and commissioners with an interest in setting up a FLS in any healthcare setting.