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Welcome to the General Osteopathic Council website

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.


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. 

Find an osteopath

The UK Statutory Register of Osteopaths includes all those allowed to practise osteopathy in the UK. Use our Register to find a local osteopath or check that someone is registered as an osteopath. Search for an osteopath by surname, postcode, town, county, country or registration number.

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New CPD for osteopaths

New CPD for osteopaths

We are developing an enhanced scheme of CPD for osteopaths. Learn more about the new requirements and try out the learning resources.

The ABC of CPD

The ABC of CPD

The new issue of the osteopath magazine explains how we are helping osteopaths prepare for the new approach to CPD. Other items include: equality law and your practice, maintaining boundaries on social media, the Osteopathic Leadership Programme; and more.

New fitness to practise guidance: your views wanted

New fitness to practise guidance: your views wanted

We are consulting on new guidance for osteopaths about our fitness to practise process and attending a hearing. We would welcome your views. Closing date is 10 March 2017.




News

New members of GOsC Council appointed

21 February 2017

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) is pleased to announce the...

London osteopath removed from the GOsC Register

17 February 2017

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), the UK regulator for osteopaths,...

Developing the osteopathic profession

The Osteopathic Development Group brings the profession together for the long-term development
of osteopathy and is working on eight strategic projects. The group includes: The GOsC, The iO, The Council of Osteopathic Educational Institutions (c.hunt@bso.ac.uk), NCOR, The Osteopathic Alliance.
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