Directed by lead clinician Dr. Suzanne Lane, the Ipswich NHS Trust Fracture Liaison Service has been running since 2003. The public district hospital is located in Ipswich in the UK and serves a population of around 320,000 people. The fracture liaison service handles all fragility fractures and serves about 1050 patients per year.
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