Welcome to the Osteopathic Foundation
The Osteopathic Foundation (The OF) is a charitable trust set up to advance osteopathic practice by funding education, research and by promoting productive relationships both within and outside of the profession, for the benefit of the public.
The Foundation achieves this through the provision of interest-free student loans to assist with the cost of osteopathic training and research grants, and have provided almost £700,000 of support since 2001.
The OF also funds the work of the National Council for Osteopathic Research – www.ncor.org.uk
Latest news from the Osteopathic Foundation
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- The oF is currently closed to new applications for the large grant scheme. The oF will consider funding small scale projects that will complete within 12 months and are match funded. It is expected that a small number of grants will be made to exceptional projects that fit these criteria. For further information please contact Halo Garrity at firstname.lastname@example.org
- The first of the Osteopathic Foundation funded projects is now complete. The First Contact Practitioner (FCP) pilot, founded and run by osteopath Tim Allardyce in collaboration with Surrey & Hants MSK Collaborative (SHMC), demonstrates the ability of osteopaths to provide First Contact Practitioner services in primary care in setting. To read the full report, visit our Research and Report hub.
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