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.
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.
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.
Technical problems on this site may be affecting the accuracy of Register information about osteopaths’ date of registration. If you require this information, please contact us on 020 7357 6655 x229.
We are seeking views on draft Guidance for Osteopathic Pre-registration Education. Please visit our consultation section to find out more and let us know what you think.
GOsC welcomes Law Commissions’ report and draft Bill 02 April 2014
Report sets out recommendations following review of the UK law relating to the regulation of health care professionals.
Interested in joining our Patient and Public Partnership Group? Members get involved in developing information about osteopathy for patients and the public and provide input into standards of osteopathic practice.