As part of our work with patients, osteopaths, the wider public, educators, other healthcare professionals and policy makers in the UK and internationally, we contribute our views to the consultations of other organisations.
GOsC responses to external consultations
Here are our responses to consultations that we have contributed to since January 2008. For information about responses to earlier consultations, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Response to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills Draft Statutory Instrument: European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2015 and the Draft Guidance for Competent Authorities implementing, May 2015
Submission from the General Osteopathic Council, the Council of Osteopathic Educational Institutions and the British Osteopathic Association in response to the Health Select Committee Inquiry into Education, training and workforce planning, December 2011
Liberating the NHS: Developing the Healthcare Workforce, joint response from the British Osteopathic Association, Council of Osteopathic Educational Institutions and the General Osteopathic Council, Department of Health, March 2011
European Commission consultation on the Professional Qualifications Directive, European Commission consultation, March 2011
Student Immigration System, UK Border Agency, January 2011
Statutory Regulation of Practitioners of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine & other Traditional Medicine Systems Practised in the UK, Department of Health consultation, November 2009
Review of operation in UK of Directive 2005/36/EC on recognition of professional qualifications, European Commission consultation, October 2009
Patients’ Rights Bill for users of the NHS in Scotland, Scottish Government consultation, January 2009
European Commission proposals for a Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare, Department of Health consultation, December 2008
Inquiry into the European Commission’s proposed directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare, House of Lords Select Committee inquiry, September 2008
Health Care and Associated Professions Order 2008, Department of Health consultation, February 2008