Co-founded by a retired R.A.F. officer (the late John Rees), a consultant rheumatologist (Paul Thompson) and a nurse (Carol Jones), the charity is managed by a board of trustees.
Our registered office is based in Bournemouth.
What We Do
Osteoporosis Dorset has relentlessly campaigned for the last two decades to improve bone health in the County. The charity has played a key role in raising awareness.
It has a track record of providing health care professionals and the public with ‘free’ high quality evidence-based information via a concerted programme of ‘activity’. This has played a key role in raising awareness and increasing public interest in falls and bone health.
Our peer support programmes have the potential to heighten motivation, improve function, adherence to treatment, resulting not just in better clinical outcomes but the development of a network of social support and lifelong friendship.
Since its inception in 1992 the charity’s aim is to reduce the burden of fragility fractures on the local health community.
In order to advance our aim, the charity’s objectives will be to: