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Do everyone in the group have a FLS?Went to Westminser recently for an all party discussion with the NOS and it is still a postcode lotteryour FLS sevice in Stoke is well established …

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Fractures due to osteoporosis affect 1in 3 women and 1 in 5 men as they get older.

Fracture's cost the NHS in excess of 2 billion pounds a year.

20% of patients who sustain a hip fracture die in the year following the fractue.

osteoporosis can affect any one of any age ( in children classed as low bone densty).

It is vital to assess patinets for osteoporosis and falls to prevent hip and spine fractures which lead to serious health issues.

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