All Wales Osteoporosis Advisory Group (WOAG)

All Wales Osteoporosis Advisory Group (WOAG)

In association with the National Osteoporosis Society

Current Commitee

Chair – Dr Mike Stone

Vice Chair – Dr Antony Johansen

Secretary – Debbie Stone (NOS)

Treasurer – Professor Wil Evans.

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If you are a registered health care professional working in Wales in the field of osteoporosis and would like to join WOAG please contact us.

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WOAG was established in 2001 with the aim of;

  • Developing, establishing and disseminating advice and guidance to Local Health Boards on matters related to osteoporosis.
  • Liaising with the Welsh Assembly Government.
  • Developing and implementing strategies that will provide equitable osteoporosis services across Wales.
  • Holding scientific meetings and supporting the training and development of all those involved in promoting bone health in Wales.

WOAG currently has 90 members, (all registered health professionals from across Wales) made up of predominantly senior NHS staff including professors, consultants, senior doctors, senior nurses, GPs, radiographers, radiologists and pharmacists who work in the field of osteoporosis.

WOAG is now established as an All-Wales Osteoporosis Clinical Network under the umbrella of the National Osteoporosis Society (since 2016).

Bones Cymru 2017 - Clinical Update

Tuesday 13th June 2017

Miskin Manor
 Pendoylan Road
Pontyclun
CF72 8ND

Purpose of the event:

The Clinical Update event will provide the opportunity for multidisciplinary clinicians in Wales to discuss the management of osteoporosis in Wales and the provision of quality, equitable services for people with or at risk of osteoporosis and fragility fractures throughout the principality.

This event is accredited for 4 CPD credits by the Royal College of Physicians (code: 112164).

This is a free event for registered healthcare professionals only. It is not open to members of the public.

Learning outcomes:

  • An increased understanding of current national clinical guidance for the management of osteoporosis.
  • Provision of the required knowledge to use clinical guidance to improve clinical practice.
  • An increased understanding of current national audit (FLS-DB) as part of an ongoing quality improvement plan for the NHS.
  • Improved recognition of the need to contribute to the FLS-DB audit in Wales to create a detailed national picture of how secondary prevention is being delivered; plus an awareness of how the audit reports can be used to improve services.

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  • Sponsorship Opportunities:
  • 2017 Bones Cymru Sponsors