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New FLS sites in BC and PEI

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The ongoing collaboration between The Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention and Osteoporosis Canada has resulted in a new program BreakFree – resulting in new resources for the continued growth and establishment of new Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) sites across Canada.

There are two new sites supporting hip fracture prevention and other osteoporotic fractures each with a dedicated BreakFree Fracture Liaison Nurses.

Map illustrating distance from Chilliwack and Charlottetown

Two hospitals 5,681 km apart joined at hip-fracture prevention.

A BreakFree Fracture Liaison Nurse is operating out of Chilliwack B.C. as of December 2021 at the Chilliwack General Hospital and another in Charlottetown, P.E.I. as of January 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Photo: Agassiz-Harrison Observer

Photo: Health PEI

Presenting a site for sore hips

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The Brookfield Chair in Fracture Prevention is very proud to announce that their exciting new BreakFree program has an equally exciting new online home – has information for healthcare providers, hospital administrators and the general public with helpful resources in the prevention of hip fractures and details on how The Brookfield Chair in Hip Fracture Prevention will help fund a Fracture Liaison Nurse in your hospital. Additionally, there’s news on the success of our ongoing hip fracture prevention programs right across Canada.

Visit the new website and be a Fracture Fighter.

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