- The UK healthcare sector leads the world in development of consensus on what needs to be done to reduce the burden of osteoporotic fractures upon our older people and healthcare budgets
- The Department of Health has analysed the clinical and cost-effectiveness of medicines and service structures that deliver the right treatment to the right patient at the right time
- National audits reveal that a minority of NHS organisations currently deliver world class care for people with osteoporosis whilst the majority are yet to do so
- Closing the current osteoporosis care gap in the UK will improve patient outcomes and support delivery of the £15-20 Billion NHS efficiency savings required by 2015
- www.breakingpoint.org provides visitors with all the information and resources required to deliver high quality preventive care for people with osteoporosis in their communities
The Breaking Point Report provided a snapshot of the current situation for women with osteoporosis in the UK.
Breaking Point described the practical steps that must be taken by healthcare professionals, policy makers and commissioners, as well as the public to prevent avoidable suffering and cost of osteoporotic fractures.