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MBIG currently has more than 200 members (all registered healthcare professionals from across the midlands) who work with people with, or at risk of, osteoporosis and fragility fracture.

The network includes consultants, doctors, nurses, AHPs, FLS practitioners & GPs. We welcome new members and the network is free to join.

MBIG is established as a Midlands Bone Interest Group under the umbrella of the Royal Osteoporosis Society.

MBIG was established with the aim of:

  • Helping to enable the provision of equitable services for people of all ages with or at risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures throughout the midlands, in line with the charity’s vision.

  • Providing twice yearly education meetings

  • Sharing best practices

  • Assisting with service improvement across the Midlands

  • Disseminating new guidance including the ROS guidance

  • Providing networking opportunities

  • Assisting with peer review

  • Enabling members of the group to provide education locally around osteoporosis and fracture prevention

Upcoming meetings

There are currently no upcoming meetings. Please check back again soon.

Previous meetings

Around 55 people attended the first virtual MBIG meeting.

The meeting focused on:

  • NOGG update - Dr Zoe Paskins
  • Fracture risk and treatment options - Professor Eugene McCloskey
  • Discussion/Q&A - Service challenges during the pandemic

 

This meeting was supported by Amgen, Gedeon Richter and UCB.