National Osteoporosis Society

The National Osteoporosis society is a UK-based charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis - a condition which makes bones fragile and easily broken.

3 million people are thought to be affected with this condition, with many breaking several bones before they are even diagnosed. The charity helps those affected by osteoporosis by:

  • Providing information and support

  • Raising awareness among the general public

  • Educating Health Care Professionals

  • Supporting the foundation of Fracture Liaison Services

  • Influencing government and NHS health policy to ensure the best care possible for people with osteoporosis

Did you know...

Osteoporosis literally means 'porous bones' and more than three million people in the UK have the condition. 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men over the age of 50 are affected by osteoporosis and every year people in the UK suffer more than 300,000 broken bones as a result – that’s one person every two minutes. Over 500,000 people come to the charity to seek help every year for information and guidance on living with osteoporosis.

The National Osteoporosis Society has celebrity patrons include Craig Revel Horwood and Susan Hampshire who help to spread the word about the condition.

What makes NoS different

The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK-wide charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering of broken bones caused by osteoporosis. Three million people in the UK have osteoporosis, with over 300,000 preventable broken bones a year.

Address

Camerton
Bath
BA2 0PJ

Website

www.nos.org.uk

Contact Number

01761 473251