Directed by lead clinicians Dr. Antonio Naranjo and Dr. Soledad Ojeda, the Dr. Negrin Fracture Liaison Service has been running since 2012. The public district hospital is located in the north area of Gran Canaria island and serves a population of around 400,000 people. The fracture liaison service handles all fragility fractures.
This Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) includes a team of six:
• Coordinators: Dr. Antonio Naranjo, Rheumatologist (Champion) and• Dr. Soledad Ojeda, Rheumatologist
• Nurse Rheumatology: Ana Bilbao
• X-Ray Technician: Fabiola Santana
• Database: Carmen Alonso and Dr .Rubén López (rheumatologist)
The FLS collaborates with 21 primary care centres (255 primary care doctors) as well as with rheumatology, orthopedic and geriatric specialists. The FLS serves more than 332,000 inhabitants.
Reumatol Clin. 2014;10(5):299–303
Antonio Naranjo, Soledad Ojeda-Bruno, Ana Bilbao Cantarero, Juan Carlos Quevedo Abeledo, Luis Alberto Henríquez-Hernández, Carlos Rodríguez-Lozano
EULAR 2015; FRI0283
A. Naranjo1,*, S. Ojeda-Bruno1, A. Bilbao-Cantarero1, S. Rodríguez-Moreno2, B. V. Díaz-González3, J. C. Quevedo Abeledo1, C. Rodríguez-Lozano1 on behalf of Fracture Liaison Service Gran Canaria Norte.