Secondary Prevention Fragility Fracture


Global best practice towards the secondary prevention of fragility fractures


To gather health professionals around the world involved in the secondary prevention of fragility fractures into a collaborative network

To gather input and membership of any FFN members who are interested in the policy, best practice and implementation strategies of gaining better access to secondary fracture prevention services for all people across the globe

To provide education on the secondary prevention of fragility fractures


1. Finalise our manuscript for publication on the results of the SIG membership survey that we hosted in 2021.

2. Plan, re-develop and re-survey the FFN SIG membership based on lessons learnt from the 2021 survey. The survey aim is to understand how secondary fragility fracture prevention services operate across the globe. This informs the SIG activities over time.

3. Conduct a series of webinars with an overall title of ‘The Lived Experience – real world FLS Journeys’.

4. Host a workshop within the pre-Congress program at Oslo in 2023.

5. Host a workshop  in Melbourne 2022 (view the report with analysis of feedback from all attendees here).

Relevant Resources

Global Guidelines

IOF Capture the Fracture care guidelines and resources


Royal Australian College for General Practitioners Osteoporosis prevention, diagnosis and management in postmenopausal women and men over the age of 50 years 2nd Ed. (2017)

NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Model of Care for Osteoporotic Refracture Prevention 2nd Ed. (2018)

New Zealand

New Zealand FLS Clinical Standards 2021

ONZ-FLS-Clinical-Standards-Sept-2021-1.pdf (

Guidance on the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in New Zealand

Clinical Guidance | Osteoporosis


Fracture Liaison Services

FFN has developed a generic business case template to support implementation of Fracture Liaison Services which can be downloaded from here.


New Zealand

New Zealand Fragility Fracture Registry

Publications of Interest

Gill, C.C., et al. (2022). Experience of a systematic approach to care and prevention of fragility fractures in New Zealand. Archives Osteoporosis, 17 (1), 108.

Mitchell, P.J., et al. (2022). Quality improvement initiatives in the care and prevention of fragility fractures in the Asia Pacifc region. Archives Osteoporosis,17, 115.

Mitchell, P.J. (2022). Fracture liaison: A crucial tool in the fight against fragility fracture.Maturitas,165, 26-32.

                 Advisory Group

Contact Details

  • Join the SIG by registering as an FFN member
  • For further information about the SIG contact
    • Robyn Speerin at 
    • Sonia Singh at
    • Twitter: @RehabRobyn

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