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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-19005: Brian Whittle (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 24 September 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to ensuring that dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scanning is available to everyone as a means of early fracture diagnosis and prevention of further fractures in people at risk of osteoporosis.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 26 October 2018

Dexa scanning is available where clinically appropriate to everyone to help prevent and reduce the number of further fractures in people at risk.