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?



Step forward and #laceupforbones

Join the journey to help end the pain of osteoporosis. Just one step is all it takes. Buy your orange laces, wear them, and take a step towards a future free from suffering, for millions of people.

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

Research scientists

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

Read More

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.

  • singers in bath abbey
    Royal Parks Half Marathon Run with our team in 2016 , follow a spectacular 13.1 mile route through four of London’s beautiful Royal Parks this October
  • 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.

  • Conference
  • Question for our Specialist Nurses?
    0808 800 0035
    Ask the Nurse forum

  • Join the discussion

    Engage with members on your forum

  • Donate

    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet