GP Resources

RACGP and Healthy Bones Australia Clinical Guidelines

Osteoporosis management and fracture prevention in postmenopausal women and men over 50 years of age, 3rd edition, March 2024 released by RACGP in partnership with Healthy Bones Australia. The new edition reflects latest peer reviewed evidence, includes recommendations across multiple topics and provides clear guidance on optimal management of osteoporosis.


Bone Density Testing in General Practice

Brief flyer on bone density testing for General Practice, includes MBS item numbers and explanation of a generic BMD report.

Brief flyer on bone density testing for General Practice, includes MBS item numbers and explanation of a generic BMD report.

GP Osteoblast Magazine

National GP magazine covering latest news and topical issues.

Recommendations for Bone Health Management for Patients on Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

These guidelines have been written to be used by specialists who prescribe ADT to patients with prostate cancer. They are derived from a pilot program carried out by the rheumatology department at John Hunter Hospital, an ensuing literature review and subsequent consensus amongst treating specialists. Healthy Bones Australia do not support or endorse but highlight these recommendations as part of a focus on bone health.

Protecting Patient Bone Health

Early diagnosis and management of osteoporosis can help protect patient bone health and reduce the risk of fractures. The following consumer fact sheets can be used with your patients to help explain the impact of specific medical conditions/medications on bone.