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The judges were presented with a wealth of entries, across all categories and from around the UK. They have convened and reviewed all the fantastic nominations to determine this year’s winners. We want to thank all of you who took the time to enter, we wish you the best of luck.

This years judging panel consists of:  

  • Maurice Cheng – CEO, iO
  • Dr. Jerry Draper-Rodi, Director, National Council of Osteopathic Research 
  • Dr. Kerstin Rolfe – Principle, British College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Nadine Hobson – Chair of The Osteopathic Alliance
  • Tim Allardyce – Osteopathic Foundation
 ‘We’ve witnessed a continuous surge in exceptional innovation and collaboration within the field. Our aim is to provide a spotlight for those who are truly driving progress in elevating the profession’s recognition and improving access to care.’

Maurice Cheng, CEO, Institute of Osteopathy

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Nominated by their colleges, this award recognises those at the very start of their careers who have shown a commitment to their study of osteopathy and an aspiring commitment to continue the development of the profession.

Rising Stars will be offered one year’s free subscription to Rehab My Patient*

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This highly prestigious medal is awarded by the iO Council in recognition of those who have dedicated their careers to advancing osteopathy towards a vision of a thriving and accessible profession. It acknowledges their outstanding contribution towards achieving this goal.

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Find out who the winners are at this year's Gala Dinner

Awards will be presented to the winners at our face-to-face glamourous Gala Dinner, the first since 2019. We want to invite you to join us, the judges, nominees and their nominators at this year’s Gala Dinner on Saturday, 21 October 2023.

Book your ticket here


We’re providing you with additional information into how your data and patient votes are handled and post-award ceremony expectations of winners.

One year’s free subscription to Rehab My Patient*

One of the leading providers of exercise prescription software in the UK. It is a smart, responsive and intuitive tool that hosts many “osteopathic” exercises. In addition, you can use Telehealth Rehab video consultations for free to have video calls with your patients. Visit to find out more. To activate your subscription please email

*NOTE: This offer is only applicable to those who do not have a current RMP subscription. This offer is valid until 21/10/24.

The winner’s name is to be included on the website promotion of the iO Awards.

The winners will not announce that they have won on social media until the official notice from the iO is shared.

Winners in all editorials relating to the iO Awards in Osteopathy Today magazine.

The winners will actively share any iO socials relating to the award on their social media channels to help promote this award.

Winners are to receive promotional materials from the iO.

Patient votes from the Practice of the Year award will be emailed to their respective practice after the awards ceremony.

The information provided will be for exclusive use by the Institute of Osteopathy (iO)

Any information provided may be used by the iO in its print and online publicity materials for this award.

The iO will not share the data submitted with any third parties.

The iO will hold this data securely.

For more details on the iO’s privacy policy click here.

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