FRAX Florey Content

Enrolment SMS:

Hi/Dear NAME,

I'd like you to gather some up-to-date information about your health to check if you are at risk of bone fractures.

Thanks, SIGN-OFF



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SENDER ID

First Page of Questionnaire

Hi NAME,

As part of your review, your GP would like to gather up-to-date information about some aspects of your health to check if you are at risk of bone fractures.

Are you happy to proceed?

Powered by accuRx.

What is your date of birth?
Example 8 12 1988

  • DD MM YYYY

Do you know your weight?

  • Yes

  • No (Skips to next question)

If Yes:

Please enter your weight in kilograms.

If you only know your weight in stone and pounds, please use this converter here.

  • Enter weight

Do you know your height?

  • Yes

  • No (Skips to next question)

If Yes:

Please enter your height in metres.

If you only know your height in feet and inches, please use this converter here.

Have you ever had a broken bone? A broken bone can also be called a fracture.

  • Yes

  • No

Have either of your parents ever fractured (broken) their hip?

This is also known as a hip fracture.

  • Yes

  • No

What is your smoking status?

  • Current smoker

  • Ex-smoker

  • Never smoked

If they select 'Current smoker':

  • < 1 cigarette or equivalent a day

  • 1-9 cigarettes or equivalent a day

  • 10-19 cigarettes or equivalent a day

  • 20-39 cigarettes or equivalent a day

  • 40+ cigarettes or equivalent a day

Have you ever taken daily steroid tablets (such as prednisolone) for longer than 3 months?

  • Yes

  • No

Do you regularly drink more than 3 units of alcohol in one day?

A pint of beer is around 2 units. A medium glass of wine (175ml) is around 2 units. A single measure of spirits is 1 unit.

  • Yes

  • No

The patient is then provided with a summary of their answer and if they are happy they can press 'Submit'.

After pressing "Submit":

Thanks for submitting this information to your practice.

What next?
Your practice will review this information in the next 28 days and be in touch if further action is required. Please contact reception if you need to speak to a clinician.

Smoking cessation advice (If they selected 'Current smoker only)
Smoking leads to health problems such as cancer, heart disease and strokes. The benefits of stopping smoking include: better health, more money and cleaner air for those around you!

Do you want to stop smoking? Here is some advice on ways to quit smoking, local services and general tips: nhs.uk/smokefree

After Completion SMS:

Thank you for completing your GP's questions. Your answer will not be seen immediately. For urgent queries, please call reception.

Response in accuRx Inbox:

FRAX Team

@FRAX Team patient NAME has responded:

Questionnaire : FRAX Questionnaire

Previous fracture:

Parental hip fracture:

Smoking status:

Smoking quantity: (Asked if answered 'Current Smoker')

Steroid use:

Daily alcohol >3 units:

SNOMED codes saved to record

The codes added are in italics


The following codes are also saved according to the patient's response:

"What is your smoking status?"

  • "Current smoker" - Current smoker

  • "Ex-smoker" - Ex-smoker

  • "Never smoked" - Never smoked

[if chose 'Current Smoker' above]
Smoking: "How much do you smoke?"

  • "Trivial smoker (<1 cigarettes/day or equivalent)" - Trivial smoker (<1 cigarettes/day or equivalent)

  • "Light smoker (1-9 cigarettes/day or equivalent)" - Light smoker (1-9 cigarettes/day or equivalent)

  • "Moderate smoker (10-19 cigarettes/day or equivalent)" - Moderate smoker (10-19 cigarettes/day or equivalent)

  • "Heavy smoker (20-30 cigarettes/day or equivalent)" - Heavy smoker (20-30 cigarettes/day or equivalent)

  • "Very heavy smoker (40+ cigarettes/day or equivalent)" - Very heavy smoker (40+ cigarettes/day or equivalent)

Smoking cessation advice given - 225323000 - This code is added for anyone who says they are a current smoker. We display a standard short bit of smoking cessation advice with link to nhs.uk/smokefree.

  • Body weight - 27113001

  • Standing height - 248333004

  • BMI - 60621009

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