Information for Patients

If you have been referred to the metabolic bone centre by a GP, a hospital consultant or Fracture Clinic, you can find information on what to expect during your visit, how to prepare and other frequently asked questions here.

More detailed information on the Fracture Risk Assessment Service (FRAS) can be found here.

For patients with learning disabilities an alternative “Easy Read” leaflet is available here.

If you are taking Vitamin D supplements, have been told you are Vitamin D deficient, or want more information on why Vitamin D is important, click here.

If you are taking Denosumab (Prolia) information about this treatment is available here.

Information for patients taking bisphosphonates such as alendronic acid will be available soon.

For more information on osteoporosis, related medical conditions and NICE guidelines, please click here.

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Additional Information

Metabolic Bone Centre
Sorby Wing, Northern General Hospital
Herries Road
S5 7AU

Telephone Appointments
0114 2715340

0114 2714783

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