COVID-19: News & Videos

Keep abreast with the latest news, notices and letters issued by the Institute of Osteopathy and its partners regarding the Coronavirus crisis.

News

Further easing of restrictions bodes well for practices – published 26 June 2020

Hardship fund re-opens following donation from Northern Counties Society of Osteopaths – published 19 June 2020

Wales, Northern Ireland and Channel Islands ‘open-out’ practice – published 12 June 2020

‘Opening-out’ of practice for Scottish osteopaths – published 29 May 2020

Maurice Cheng: New guidance on opening out face-to-face consultations – published 19 May 2020

Preparing for return to face-to-face consultations – published 13 May 2020

Healthcare professions write to Chancellor on issues with Business Rates Relief – published 13 May 2020

iO calls for donations to Hardship Fund – published 6 May 2020

COVID-19: Looking back and looking ahead – published 1 May 2020

“Diverse coalition of voices” call for support for ‘forgotten’ small business and self-employed – published 27 April 2020

iO Hardship Fund opens to donations – published 24 April 2020

iO launches ‘Hardship Fund’ – published 17 April 2020

Taking stock, while looking forward: Easter message from Maurice Cheng – published 9 April 2020

iO lobbies Government to address gaps in self-employed and business relief – published 8 April 2020

Osteopaths step-up! Nearly 25% volunteer to help NHS colleagues – published 7 April 2020

CEO, Maurice Cheng announces deferral of membership fees – published 1 April 2020

COVID-19: CEO, Maurice Cheng encourages trust and collaboration – published 25 March 2020

COVID-19: A response to Educate & Advocate by Maurice Cheng – published 25 March 2020

COVID-19 message from the iO President – published 24 March 2020

CEO, Maurice Cheng issues additional COVID-19 statement – published 23 March 2020

Letter of Support: Chief Allied Health Professionals Officers – published 19 March 2020

Guide issued on telephone and video consultations – published 18 March 2020

Live Interview on COVID-19 @ 13:15 GMT: An Update from the GOsC, GCC and iO – published 18 March 2020

COVID-19: Update and advice – published 13 March 2020

COVID-19 Update – published 5 March 2020

 

Videos & Announcements

The objective of these videos is to provide members and the public with reassurance, advice and support during this challenging time. Transcripts are included for ease of reference and accessibility.

Published 12 June 2020

 

Published 5 June 2020
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Published 1 June 2020
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Published 22 May 2020
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Published 11 May 2020
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Published 1 May 2020
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Published 23 April 2020
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Published 17 April 2020
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Published 9 April 2020
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Published 7 April 2020
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Published 26 March 2020
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PLEASE REMEMBER:

  1. If you choose to stay open, you should only be conducting remote consultations during the lockdown period unless for urgent and emergency cases – see the iO’s COVID-19 FAQ’s and guidance on these exceptional circumstances.
  2. You should not under any circumstances be in contact with anyone from vulnerable or high-risk groups.

Published 25 March 2020
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Published 20 March 2020
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Published 19 March 2020
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Published 16 March 2020
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Published 17 March 2020
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IMPORTANT NOTE: Safety of the public and our members is of paramount importance, and the iO is following the UK Government advice on a daily basis. Any content provided on this page is current as of the date of publishing, although it may change quickly at short notice. The situation is unprecedented, the advice is changing rapidly and in some cases, there may not yet be definitive answers available. However, we will do our utmost to support our members and the profession throughout the period.

 

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