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Where are we now?

  • Extensive review of the osteoporosis and moving and handling literature carried out in 2011.
  • Completed qualitative research studies with healthcare professionals and people with osteoporosis in 2012-13. Preliminary findings reported at national and international conferences and in conference proceedings.
  • Education intervention feasibility study with NHS staff completed in 2013.
  • Undertaken further development work for the dissemination phase, specifically a complex education intervention and the Lydia Osteoporosis Project website/ niche social network, ‘going live’ November 2015. 
  • Papers being submitted to academic journals.
  • Plans in place for a second Lydia Osteoporosis Project to commence during autumn 2015.

Please find further project details on the QMU website at: