Fracture Liaison Service

The aim of the Fracture Liaison Service is to promote information about bone health and osteoporosis in Wigan Borough.

By increasing education in the local community and encouraging the uptake of lifestyle changes, such as exercise and diet. Also by receiving assessment and medicines as indicated, which can improve bone health.

The service seeks to prevent future fractures in patients, which could have a positive effect on future fracture trends and hospital admissions.

  • Who can access the service?

    If you are concerned about bone health please contact your GP or Health care professional. Referrals will be sent directly from fracture Clinic at Wigan and Leigh.

    People registered with a Wigan GP aged 50 years or older with a recent fracture can be reffered via GP or a Health Care Professional.

     

  • Where is the service offered?

    The service is offered across Wigan Borough, clinics will be held at Boston House, Claire House, Lower Ince, Leigh Health centre and Standish clinic.

  • Contact Details

    Fracture Liaison Service
    Claire House

    Lower Ince
    Wigan
    WN3 4NW
    Telephone: 01942 481227

  • Related Websites

    National Osteoporosis Society’s ‘Stop At One’ campaign which encourages people to look after their bone health and prevent fractures.
    Find out more at http://stopatone.nos.org.uk.

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