For Osteopaths

The iO … here to support, unite, develop and promote the osteopathic profession

 

By being a member of the Institute of Osteopathy, you are contributing towards this ambitious endeavour and investing in the future of our profession.

Welcome to the Institute of Osteopathy’s website for the osteopathic profession. We are proud to represent over 70 percent of UK osteopaths, and we encourage and welcome new members. This site has been created to provide a range of information and resources to guide osteopaths through every stage of their career; from starting out, advancing your clinical skills to developing your practice, while providing vital support and practical advice across a wide range of clinical and business issues. In addition to being able to access a wide range of services, your membership is contributing to the work of the iO to promote and develop osteopathy and invest in the future of our profession. We want your feedback – We are constantly tailoring our services based on the feedback we receive from our members.  Please post your comments at the bottom of each page of the site. Alternatively, email your suggestions to enquiries@iosteopathy.org. Membership benefits – Take a look at what you can access as an iO member. To join call 01582 488 455 or email enquiries@iosteopathy.org  

 

On 19th July 2018, the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) announced that Tim Walker, Chief Executive…
In response increasing demand on GPs, Health Education England (HEE) is spearheading an initiative designed to deploy Allied Health Professionals as First Point of Contact (FPC) practitioners.
It’s been a busy year for the iO team. Our work is informed by our…

 

Core Clapton is calling out for enthusiastic osteopaths to join them for the Hackney Festival of Fitness. The festival will take place between 17 - 19 May and is a fun opportunity to promote the profession whilst increasing awareness of Core Clapton
Osteopathic Healthcare week is an opportunity to promote the value of osteopathic practice in supporting the health of the people of the communities in which osteopaths work. This year the iO will be running a week of social media activity called 'Did You Know?' to educate the public about osteopaths and the value of osteopathic care
Following enquiries from a number of members who have been advised by insurance companies/solicitors that…

 

The ESO Intercollegiate Student Sports day will be held at Maidstone on 4th May. Join your fellow osteopathic students for a fun-filled day of games and sports.
Over the last few months, we have been made aware of several osteopaths who have…
SumUp is offering iO members a SumUp Air Card Reader for one-time payment of only £19 + VAT.

 

***Free Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for members*** NHS England, NICE and NHS Improvement are delighted…
The iO Convention is the event of the osteopathic calendar. It brings together osteopaths from across…
At the iO conference in October, the iO announced plans to invest heavily in key…

 

The NHS England clinical entrepreneur training programme provides opportunities to health professionals to develop their…
We have spoken a lot in the past 12 months about working in partnership with…
We have partnered with Yell Business to bring you two offers to help your business…

 

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It has now been more than half a year since I took over from Robin…
The recent Pimlico Plumbers v Smith Supreme Court decision regarding workers’ rights for self-employed people…
The new CPD scheme The new General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) CPD scheme which comes into…

 

This year the iO part-sponsored the annual osteopathic intercollege sports day held at the ESO.…
On the 4 July, the iO held an open ‘Activate Your Membership’ event for those…
April saw the iO’s #LoveYourHealth social media campaign, promoting key health and wellbeing messages to…

 

  The AGM is an opportunity for members to find out more about the iO,…
  This year, seven candidates are applying to join the iO Council; of whom two new council…
    This year, we've seen the largest number of nominations, across all categories, ever!…

 

It has been brought to the attention of the iO team that an osteopath has…
Can you help recruit to the study?  The National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) has…
  The Annual General Meeting is free for members who wish to attend and members…

 

Convention is over, this year’s member insurance renewals are done, we’ve migrated our website to…
The iO protects, represents, advises, cares and supports its members while also representing their interests. Find out more about the services we provide.
Osteopathy outside the UK The iO continues to play a significant role in sharing best…

 

Denmark's Patient Safety Authority (Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed) has issued advice to UK trained osteopaths in the case of a ‘hard’ Brexit
  The Osteopathic Development Group (ODG) is planning on running its popular Osteopathic Leadership Programme…
Regulation Reform Position Statement
A recent press article reported that the government is considering several options as part of its…

 

Public Health - One You Campaign
Your opportunity to support public health - advice and resources to use in your clinic and with your patients
Update 5th December: ASA issues new guidance on the marketing of osteopathic services. Visit here for more information.
For information on Insurance, legal assistance, support for graduates, classified adverts and supplier discounts

 

Clinical Development
How to develop your career, including CPD, Osteopathic Opportunities and the iO members forum
Practice Development
A wealth of information and resources to support your practice - from our business development guide and advice on marketing your practice, to Principle/Associate agreements and patient record cards.
Information on the iO's lobbying of AXA PPP on their fee cap policy

 

Osteopathy Today
Osteopathy Today is the iO’s membership magazine. It provides the osteopathic community with news, events, CPD and much more . . .
AGM 2017
iO AGM 2016 agenda and Council elections
  Research and reporting on osteopathic practice   Below are links to reports and current…

 

The iO's Patient Charter
The Patient Charter has been adopted by the Institute of Osteopathy (iO) as a statement of best practice for the osteopathic profession
The Osteopathic Development Group is a key initiative for UK osteopathy.



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