Principles of Management
No local osteoporosis guidelines have been developed. See the CKS guidelines on Osteoporosis which provides useful information on management in primary care and advice on when to refer.
There is advice on use bisphosphonates and denosumab in the BNSSG formulary
There is also BNSSG advice on Osteoporosis drug holidays
Details of the Fracture Liaison Service are available in the Care of the Elderly section of Remedy
Referrals for secondary care Osteoporosis clinics can be made to:
NBT via eRS.
UHB via eRS (RAS service) - faxed referrals no longer accepted
WGH via eRS General Rheumatology
Advice & Guidance Service
Please see the Rheumatology - Advice &Guidance section of Remedy for details of the advice and guidance available regarding patients with osteoporosis.