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Head of Osteopathy post at Nescot

Due to our recent successful growth and development, Nescot are looking for an experienced individual with inspiring leadership qualities to head the Osteopathy department. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 October 2019 Click here for further details and to apply.      

GOsC’s updated Osteopathic Practice Standards (OPS) are now in effect 

The updated Osteopathic Practice Standards (OPS) are now in effect, as of 1 September 2019, replacing the Osteopathic Practice Standards (2012). The OPS have been brought up to date and edited by the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) to make them clearer, more accessible and easier to engage with as a framework to support practice. The iO was a part of a consultation Stakeholder Reference Group, the National Council for Osteopathic Research and the Osteopathic Alliance, that helped GOsC update the Standards, along with extensive engagement with osteopaths and patients. GOsC has created a pocket guide setting out the four themes of OPS and all 29 Standards, which will… Read more ›

iO contributes to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AOMRC) joint statement

This week, the AOMRC issued a joint statement from 14 professional bodies, including the iO, on the value of multi-professional working in the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan. The Royal College of Midwifery and Nursing, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Royal Pharmaceutical Society are examples of the professions, alongside osteopathy, named in the statement, which sets out the principles it wishes to encourage. The inclusion of osteopathy demonstrates how osteopaths are now increasingly seen as integral to UK healthcare. Read the full statement here.  

The Wow Show promotes osteopathic careers

The WOW Show is a live online channel that creates real-life encounters with the world of work to inspire young people about their futures. Click here to learn more.

New vacancy: Osteopathic Foundation Project Manager

The Osteopathic Foundation (oF) is seeking to recruit an experienced project manager to support the charity in facilitating its research and educational grant initiative. The successful candidate will have/be able to quickly develop an understanding of the profession and will have a proven track record of education and/or research. For more information and to learn about the oF, click here.  

#Did you know? Osteopathic Healthcare Week starts 14th April

14th April sees the start of Osteopathic Healthcare Week, an opportunity for us all to focus on our health, with key advice and tips from your osteopath that you can easily introduce in your daily lives to keep you healthier and happier. During osteopathy healthcare week, osteopaths will be posting on Osteopathy for Health Facebook page with useful advice on keeping active, keeping healthy at work, healthy aging and more. Osteopathic care is focused on optimising the health of people, and is suitable for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly. People who visit an osteopath consistently report… Read more ›