The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:
Dr Stephen Allsup, Consultant in Geriatrics and General Medicine, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. No conflicts of interest.
Dr Simon Grint, Consultant in Orthogeriatrics and Geriatric Medicine, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. No conflicts of interest.
Dr Rizwan Rajak, Consultant Rheumatologist, Croydon Health Service NHS Trust. No conflicts of interest.
Professor Jon Tobias, Osteoporosis and Consultant Rheumatologist, Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Professor Tobias has received speaker fees from pharmaceutical companies in the osteoporosis field (UCB, Eli Lilly).
Representatives from the following patient organisations contributed to this briefing:
National Osteoporosis Society