COVID-19: CEO, Maurice Cheng encourages trust and collaboration

The Institute of Osteopathy’s CEO, Maurice Cheng issued a video today to iO members and osteopaths emphasising how the profession is aligning with other health professionals and the guidance issued by Government, the NHS, PHE as well as other healthcare professional associations during the COVID-19 crisis.

Maurice encourages those who are keen, to sign up to volunteering with the NHS, sign up to local trusts and emphasises how it’s important to trust, work and keep together during difficult times.


  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.