Plymouth & Area Support Group

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

The Abbey Hall St Andrews Church Catherine Street Plymouth PL1 2AD

Time: 2pm - 4pm

A big hello from the Plymouth Area Support Group. 

We would love to see you, we are a lively, friendly group and would welcome you to our meetings.


Volunteers needed: If you happen to have a few hours spare and would like to help in the organisation of the group please do get in touch with Linda Toulson (contact details below) for an informal chat.

The group are specifically looking for people to fill these particular roles:

  • Group contact: point of contact for information regarding group meetings

  • Membership Secretary

  • Someone to take notes at committee meetings and circulate

  • Programme Secretary

  • Website officer: to ensure the group’s website page/forum are up to date

Linda Toulson Regional Development Manager
South West & South Central National Osteoporosis Society

Telephone : 07710 743613 or 01761 473122


Programme 2018

Monday 5th March 2018
Osteoporosis Update
Dr Nick Viner, Consultant Rheumatologist
Dr Jo Davies, Consultant Orthogeriatrician
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust


Tuesday 1st May 2018
Kamran Ali Associate Professor
Consultant in Oral Surgery

Monday 11th June 2018
Tina Powell
Trading Standards Enforcement Officer
PLUS John Mellor, Fire Officer

Monday 17th September 2018
Sally Maywell, Community Pharmacist   

Monday 12th November 2018
Sine Rickard Physiotherapist AND Lucy Pritchard, Dietician



Newly Diagnosed Session

Newly Diagnosed Sessions

 Tuesday 6th March—Tuesday 2nd October


Venue: Leisure Centre, Derriford Hospital

The programme will include: Osteoporosis: what you need to know Lifestyle advice: diet and exercise Information about how the National Osteoporosis Society can help you. Places are limited so please BOOK your place to attend by contacting: Linda Toulson, Tel: 07710 743 613 Email: