The National Institutes for Clinical Excellence recommends osteopathy for the treatment of back pain. Find out more about the guidance for GPs and other healthcare professionals, together with advice on working in the NHS
A library of useful and practical CPD articles do build your knowledge and apply to your practice. Each comes with its own quiz to test your knowledge, and links and references to further resources.
These resources provide a helpful visual summary of clinical guidelines and referral pathways, including recommendations from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), that can be downloaded and used as a quick reference guide for use in clinic and as a CPD resource.
Osteopathy in the UK is backed by a network of regional societies, local and interest groups across the country, who help practitioners at a local level by providing practice support, CPD and social activities.
Volunteering, Internships and Public Appointment opportunities
Volunteering can be an excellent route to help enhance your skills and develop your career - here is a list of organisations with potential opportunities
The iO has teamed up with the National Osteoporosis Society to encourage members to spread the word amongst patients and the public about prevention, detection and treatment of this condition. Osteopaths are in a prime position to screen patients for this silent condition, offering management advice and support.
One You - Active 10 Campaign
In 2017 iO launched its support of Public Health England’s (PHE) 'One You', a campaign to encourage a healthy lifestyle in adults. As osteopaths, our mission is to provide the best possible care for our patients by providing health advice and education.