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The General Osteopathic Council regulates osteopaths in the UK

The General Osteopathic Council regulates osteopaths in the UK

 

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

Check the register

By law, osteopaths must be registered with us in order to practise in the UK.

You can search the Register by surname, postcode, town, county, country or registration number.

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Read the latest edition of The Osteopath now

Read the latest edition of The Osteopath now

Find out how working and learning with osteopaths and other health professionals can enhance practice and lead to better quality patient care. Read this and more.

Visit the new CPD scheme website

Visit the new CPD scheme website

The new CPD scheme was launched on 1 October 2018. Those renewing their registration in December 2018 were first on the new scheme.

Read the Standards online

Read the Standards online

Get to know the updated Osteopathic Practice Standards that come into force on 1 September 2019 by visiting our dedicated mobile-friendly website.

News

GOsC comments on Government response to regulation reform consultation

09 July 2019

The Government has today published its response to the Promoting...

GOsC continues to meet all 24 Standards of Good Regulation in latest Professional Standards Authority review

04 July 2019

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) has published its annual performance...

Chair of Council: non-executive opportunity

We are seeking our next Chair to lead our Council in shaping the strategic direction for healthcare regulation and development of the osteopathic profession. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 28 August 2019. Find out more