Bulletin 231. Bisphosphonate treatment for osteoporosis

This bulletin clarifies who to treat with bisphosphonates, how to manage long-term bisphosphonates and cost-effective bisphosphonate choices.

GP clinical system searches are available to assist with completing an audit of patients with osteoporosis on bisphosphonates.

Other supporting resources available include a visual data pack, patient information leaflets on osteoporosis and bisphosphonate treatment in osteoporosis, a treatment algorithm, a deprescribing algorithm and a PowerPoint presentation.