General Osteopathic Council

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Welcome to the General Osteopathic Council website. We regulate the practice of osteopathy
in the United Kingdom. By law osteopaths must be registered with us in order to practise.
 

Please note that Register information about some osteopaths’ date of registration may not be correct, due to technical difficulties.

If you require this information, please contact us on 020 7357 6655 x229.

We work with the public and osteopathic profession to promote patient safety by registering qualified professionals, and setting, maintaining and developing standards of osteopathic practice and conduct.

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What is the Register?

The UK Statutory Register of Osteopaths includes all those who are allowed to practise osteopathy in the UK. 

You can use our Register to find a local osteopath.

Please note that Register information about some osteopaths’ date of registration may not be correct, due to technical difficultiesIf you require this information, please contact us on 020 7357 6655 x229.

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Consultations

Through consultations we invite your views when we are planning new areas of work or changing the way we do things. We are currently seeking views on draft Guidance on the Threshold Criteria for Unacceptable Professional Conduct.

Latest news

Read the August/September issue of the osteopath now 15 August 2014

Special research edition includes updates about research, NCOR and IJOM as well as GOsC news, ‘In practice’ and courses.

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InFocus

Patient and public perceptions of osteopathic care. We have been been talking and listening to patients in focus groups held in February and June 2014. Read the report on the focus groups.

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Legal assessors

We are seeking legal assessors to advise the GOsC on legal matters connected with its work. Closing date 10 October 2014

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