Osteoporosis and Bone Health APPG

First Registered: 02/06/2021 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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. World Menopause Month
21/10/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: issue”, but that is what I am doing today. Women’s health is too important to be used to gain political advantage - Speech Link
2: extreme physical symptoms and those whose mental health has really suffered, struggling in silence because - Speech Link
3: speak on one aspect of menopause: its link with osteoporosis. I do so as co-chair with Lord Black of Brentwood - Speech Link

3. 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

4. NHS: Fracture Liaison Services
08/11/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: if any, they intend to provide to the National Health Service to ensure full coverage of Fracture Liaison - Speech Link
2: a recommendation from the best musculoskeletal health pathway improvement programme. NHS England is working - Speech Link
3: vital for the identification and treatment of osteoporosis. That silent disease, as it is known, causes - Speech Link

5. Menopause (Support and Services) Bill
29/10/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: a political issue, and I maintain that. Women’s health should never be political. So I am not here today - Speech Link
2: of other conditions—cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes, obesity, osteoarthritis, depression - Speech Link
3: education. We need to educate ourselves now. A public health campaign would help enormously, as so many women - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Osteoporosis and Bone Health
1. Osteoporosis: Health Services
asked by: Rachael Maskell
... what steps he is taking to ensure that osteoporosis is included in all Government guidance on medical training.

2. Osteoporosis
asked by: Jim Shannon
... how many people have been diagnosed with osteoporosis in the UK in each of the last three years; and if he will breakdown those figures by (a) age and (b) gender.

3. Bone Diseases: Health Services
asked by: Baroness Merron
... and (2) bone health specialists.

4. Osteoporosis
asked by: Jim Shannon
... how many people have a diagnosis of osteoporosis.

5. Osteoporosis: Nurses
asked by: Baroness Merron
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Osteoporosis Nurse Specialists are currently in post in each of the NHS England regions.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Lord Black of Brentwood Portrait
Lord Black of Brentwood
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
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/

Group's Website:


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
Former APPG Officers
Baroness Quin Portrait
Baroness Quin
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
Departed: 14th July 2021
No other APPG Memberships