Portsmouth & South East Hants.

Portsmouth & South East Hants Support Group

About the Group

Our meetings will be held (unless otherwise stated) at: 

The Link
Cosham Baptist Church
48 Havant Road

14:00 - 16:00

Admission £2 to include refreshments

The group are prepared to give talks to local groups and organisations on osteoporosis.

Local group contact number 0795 581 8563 nos.portsmouth@outlook.com


Diane Ferraby Support Co-ordinator
Telephone 01761473269

At times of adverse weather conditions, please make contact with us to confirm the meeting is going ahead

Love your bones 2017

Doreen Smith, Oscar, Margo Berry

2018 Programme

Thursday 13 December
Medical Update
Dr. Steven Young-Min
Clinical Director, Rheumatology Dept. QAH

Programme 2019

Saturday 9 February 2019
Time 10:00 - 12:00
Broken Bones Talk – FLS CNS
Steroids and Bone Health- why is there a problem
Venue: Fracture Clinic- C Level Queen Alexandra Hospital Cosham PO6 3LY

Thursday 14 March
Time: 13:00 - 15:30  Broken Bones Talk
Hip Fractures- from your Emergency Department Visit,
Surgery to post-operative care and Discharge – what to expect
Speakers:Dr S Poulton – Consultant Older Peoples Service
Gary Pratt  - Orthogeriatric Nurse Specialist

Thursday 11 April
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Broken Bones Talk
Update on Coeliac Disease, Irritable Bowel
Syndromes- diagnosis and management
Speakers TBC

Thursday 9 May
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
 Broken Bones Talk
Exercise- Falls and Bone Health
Speakers TBC

Thursday 13 June
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Broken Bones Talk
Vertebral Fracture and Back Pain- Management
Speaker: Dr Mark Edwards- Consultant Rheumatologist

Thursday 12 September
Time: 13:00 - 15:30  Broken Bones Talk
Diet and Osteoporosis/ Bone Health
Speaker: Richenda Rook
Community Dietician

Thursday 10 October
Time: 13:00 - 15:30  Broken Bones Talk
Back to Basics- Introducing Osteoporosis- from risk to management of Osteoporosis/ Bone Health
Speakers TBC

Thursday 14 November
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Broken Bones Talk
Back to Basics- medicines management- top tips for looking after your medicines and staying healthy
Speakers TBC

Thursday 12 December
Time: 13:00 - 15:30
Broken Bones Talk
Medications for Bone Health and Research Update- Bone Health and Osteoporosis
Speakers TBC