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Moving from Non-Practising to Practising

Following an increasing number of members contacting us eager to return to work but still awaiting confirmation of their change of status from ‘Non-Practising’ to ‘Fully Registered’, we have been in touch with the GOsC for an update and advice to enable you to start work as soon as possible.

Further easing of restrictions bodes well for practices

The Government announcement that further eases restrictions in England is to be welcomed by everyone and brings with it, we hope, increasing public confidence, including the confidence to seek osteopathic care.

Wales, Northern Ireland and Channel Islands ‘open-out’ practice

Following the recent announcements from the devolved nations of Wales and Northern Ireland, and the Channel Islands, we are recommending osteopaths operating in these countries consider opening out their practice to see patients other than emergency cases.

Preparing for return to face-to-face consultations

How we take our own careful steps from the restrictions in how we operate since March 23, will require detailed consideration, not least in the context of emerging divergence of policy over the four nations, says Maurice Cheng.

iO calls for donations to Hardship Fund

Since the launch of the iO’s Hardship Fund, we have been overwhelmed with requests for support, and despite these contributions, we are now in a position where applications exceed the funds available.