Osteoporosis and Bone Health APPG

First Registered: 02/06/2021 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To raise awareness of osteoporosis amongst parliamentarians and to influence legislation and policy makers to improve the lives of people living with the condition. The APPG will consider how to promote behavioural change and systems changes so people of all ages can strengthen their bones and prevent osteoporosis.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Osteoporosis and Bone Health

1. Clinical guideline for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
26/08/2020 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis Bone Research Society British Geriatrics Society

2. Better Bones Osteoporosis Service from Kingston Public Health
06/12/2017 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Better Bones Osteoporosis Service from Kingston Public Health - Case study - GOV.UK

3. Everybody active, every day: framework for physical activity
22/11/2018 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Muscle and bone strengthening and balance activities for general health benefits in adults

4. a letter sent to healthcare professionals
25/09/2018 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: -resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), and symptomatic bone metastases, and no known visceral metastases, in

5. Prolia
26/08/2020 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: 1 Therapeutic indications Treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and in men at increased

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Osteoporosis and Bone Health

1. Osteoporosis: Treatment
09/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: what plans they have to ensure that people with osteoporosis have (1) equitable, and (2) timely, access to - Speech Link
2: which advises local commissioners on optimising osteoporosis services. The Government have also provided - Speech Link
3: the lives of the elderly, causing significant ill health and premature death. Many arise unnecessarily as - Speech Link

2. Menopausal Symptoms: Support
09/06/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: up-to-date guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on the menopause and hormone - Speech Link
2: raise awareness of this and many other women’s health issues.Menopause will affect the vast majority - Speech Link
3: regards health outcomes for women. I will speak on one aspect of menopause—its link with osteoporosis. I do - Speech Link

3. Health and Social Care: Falls Prevention
30/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: Government commit to easing this huge burden on health and social care services by supporting and funding - Speech Link
2: the Minister, of the benefits of dance for the health of older people? Is he aware that 85% of people - Speech Link
3: it is very convincing and we will certainly let health and well-being boards know that this is exactly - Speech Link

4. Vitamin D: Covid-19
14/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: the nation is facing the second peak in the worst health crisis in living memory. To date, nearly 85,000 - Speech Link
2: Will he join me in asking the Minister and the Health and Social Care Department to work with the Education - Speech Link
3: the prevention of diseases such as rickets and osteoporosis. That was what was thought to be its main effect - Speech Link

5. Business of the House
08/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Bill [Lords], followed by motion to approve the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) - Speech Link
2: Something is missing: the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care throwing himself down on the green - Speech Link
3: not heard enough from the Secretary of State for Health. We have had 40 oral statements from the Government - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Osteoporosis and Bone Health
1. Osteoporosis
asked by: Jim Shannon
... how many people have a diagnosis of osteoporosis.

2. Osteoporosis
asked by: Baroness Quin
...To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ensure that women over 60 years old are routinely offered bone density scans to ascertain bone health.

3. Osteoporosis: Females
asked by: Lord Pearson of Rannoch
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether there has been any increased incidence of osteoporosis in women who wear the Burka.

4. Osteoporosis: Fractures
asked by: Jim Shannon
... what steps his Department is taking to help prevent osteoporosis breaks; and what drugs are available from the NHS for people with that condition reduce the risk of repeat fractures.

5. Osteoporosis: Preventive Medicine
asked by: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what treatments are available on the NHS in England which help to prevent those with ostopenia contracting osteoporosis; and whether those with ostopenia are kept under regular review to assess the risk of developing osteoporosis.

Latest Questions
6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Black of Brentwood Portrait
Lord Black of Brentwood
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Baroness Quin Portrait
Baroness Quin
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Judith Cummins MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8607.

Email: judith.cummins.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Lucinda Roberts, Royal Osteoporosis Society. Tel: 01761 473 216

Email: Lucinda.Roberts@theros.org.uk


Royal Osteoporosis Society acts as the group's secretariat. https://theros.org.uk/

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Benefits in Kind
25 Mar 2021
Royal Osteoporosis Society
Royal Osteoporosis Society is paid by the following to act as the group's secretariat: Amgem, Consilient Health, Thornton and Ross, UCB   From : 25/03/2021 To : 24/03/2022
Financial Benefits Received
29 Mar 2021
Thornton and Ross