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Osteoporosis: Females

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 6 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps are being taken to provide women with accurate information on how to prevent osteoporotic fractures post-menopause; and if he will make a statement. (200369)

Through the NHS Choices website, we are providing the public with information to help them make informed decisions about their health, lifestyle choices and any treatments that they need. This includes information on lifestyle factors that may prevent osteoporosis, osteoporosis treatments and advice to reduce the risk of falling.

NHS Choices contains evidence-based information drawn from sources such as NHS Direct and the National Electronic Library for Health and ensures that health professionals are able to refer their patients to a comprehensive source of information that is quality assured.