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Congratulations to Fraser Health’s Fracture Liaison Service team!

A development grant to improve osteoporosis care for fragility fracture patients has been awarded to British Columbia’s Fraser Health Authority. Funding for “Breaking The Cycle Of Recurrent Fracture: Scaling Up A Fracture Prevention Program In British Columbia” was awarded by the Michel Smith Foundation for Health Research. Osteoporosis Canada congratulates the project co-leads, Dr. Sonia […]

Osteoporosis Canada’s first national FLS audit

The results from Osteoporosis Canada’s first national FLS audit demonstrate the positive impact of Canadian FLSs on the lives of fragility fracture patients. The promising results, released in September 2018, are included in the “Report from Canada’s first national FLS audit” which provides an overview of the audit for the cohort of patients enrolled in […]

Osteoporosis Canada to Launch New FLS Registry

Osteoporosis Canada (OC) is excited to announce the upcoming launch of the OC FLS Registry. The OC FLS Registry will be an online map profiling FLS programs across Canada, which meet OC’s Essential Elements of Fracture Liaison Services. The Registry will allow insight into the breadth and location of FLS across the country. It will serve […]

Quality Standards for FLS in Canada Document Receives Additional Endorsements

Osteoporosis Canada’s Quality Standards for Fracture Liaison Services in Canada were developed to support implementation of effective FLS. They provide clear guidance for healthcare professionals and administrators on what an effective FLS will deliver, and assurance that the FLS can be set up for success at the time of implementation. To date, the Quality Standards have been […]

Sun Life Financial donates more than $100,000 to the Fracture Navigator Program, Dartmouth, N.S.

On May 25, 2012 Sun Life Financial announced a donation of $ 103,232 to the Fracture Navigator Program, led by Dr. Diane Theriault at the Dartmouth General Hospital in Nova Scotia. For patients with osteoporosis in the community, this program will help reduce future medical complications, including repeat fractures, through early diagnosis and appropriate treatment. […]