Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service (Brighton & Hove)

The service provides specialist assessment and rehabilitation for adults in Brighton and Hove who are at risk of falls and fractures or at risk of developing Osteoporosis.
We aim to help people avoid falls and fractures, remain independent and feel more confident in daily activities. We offer this service within clinics or in people's own homes.
We are able to offer evidence based interventions including:

  • The Balance Blaster exercise programme

  • The Otago exercise programme

  • Postural Hypotension Management

  • Osteoporosis advice and management

  • Bone scanning for those at risk of fractures

The team includes:

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Physiotherapists

  • Therapy Assistants

  • Fracture Prevention Specialists

  • Falls Specialist Practitioners

  • Falls Specialist Nurses

  • Administrators

  • Service Manager


Brighton, Hove

How To Access

The Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service has worked with a number of different services to develop an Osteoporosis and Falls screening form for use across the city. This form is simple and easy to use.
Any member of staff working with adults can use it, including health and social care professionals, the independent and voluntary sector.
Osteoporosis and Falls Referral Critera
Osteoporosis and Falls Referral Form
Please send your referrals to:
Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service Referrals,
Briggs Unit, Brighton General Hospital, Elm Grove, Brighton BN2 3EW
Fax: 01273 242178
By Email: SC-TR.FallsServiceRefs@nhs.net(Sussex Community NHS Trust and Brighton & Hove City Council only)
Please note we are unable to take telephone referrals

Contact Details

Zöe Lawrence, Administrator
Karen Lawrence, Administrator
Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service
Briggs Unit
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove Brighton BN2 3EW
Tel: 01273 265574
Fax: (01273) 242178
Email: SC-TR.FallsServiceENQs@nhs.net

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

How to find us

We are based at:
Osteoporosis and Falls Prevention Service
Briggs Unit,
Brighton General Hospital,
Elm Grove,

Other clinics operate from:

Knoll House
Ingram Crescent West

Please report to reception on arrival at each of these locations.

Parking is available at each site but is limited. There are frequent buses running outside each of these clinics.

More information

Government and NICE Publications

Useful websites on a range of subjects relating to falls and osteoporosis prevention: