The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) is the only UK wide charity dedicated to ending the pain and suffering caused by osteoporosis.

How can we help you?



Osteoporosis Conference 2016

Early bird prices are available until 5th August 2016. Register for the UK’s leading conference on osteoporosis soon to save up to £300Read More

Get Involved In Research

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Find out how the charity encourages research projects which aim to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

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Upcoming Events

Find out all you need to know about taking part in a running event, going on a journey of a lifetime with one of our adventure challenges, holding your own fundraising event or learning more about the condition.

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    Prudential RideLondon - Surrey 100
    Join our team! Join 25,000 cyclists in a 100 mile cycle ride from London into the stunning Surrey countryside. Early bird entry just £20!
  • Health professional event
    Osteoporosis Conference 2016 7-9 November 2016, Birmingham Join 700 delegates from the world of osteoporosis, bone health and fragility fractures at a conference not to be missed Register now!
  • Health professional event
    National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry 3-4 October 2016 The Training Scheme consists of a two-day lecture course on 'Bone Densitometry in Osteoporosis Assessment and Management', followed by an online examination and portfolio submission process. Registration is now open for this year’s Training Scheme.

Are you at risk?


Who does osteoporosis affect?

People Infographic

The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) is committed to helping people with osteoporosis live the lives they want to lead.

It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis. This can lead to bones becoming fragile and breaking easily, resulting in pain and disability. Much can be done to treat osteoporosis and prevent fractures. We are committed to helping people with osteoporosis live the lives they want to lead.


Supporter Charter


We promise:

  • To use your donations wisely: to bring us closer to our shared vision of a future without fragility fractures.
  • To respect your privacy: if you prefer not to be contacted in a particular way, we will record and respect your wishes. We won’t sell or swap your details with other organisations.
  • To be honest and transparent: we will keep you informed about how your donations are spent, and will happily answer any questions you have about how we fund our work.
  • To listen: we encourage your feedback and would love to have the opportunity to discuss our work in more detail.
  • To be courteous and respectful: we will acknowledge your donations promptly - unless you request not to receive a thank-you - and will respond to questions, enquiries and complaints in a timely and professional way.
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