28 September 2021
Joan Martin, who has been a GOsC member of Council for the past eight years, offers her advice to anyone considering applying for the position of Northern Ireland Council lay member. As her term of appointment comes to an end, she offers insights into what can be gained from taking on the role.
28 September 2021
Paul A Grant, lay member of the GOsC’s Investigating Committee tells us why he thinks you should consider applying for this important role which considers all concerns raised against osteopaths and decides whether the matter should be referred to the Professional Conduct Committee.
13 September 2021
GOsC Policy Manager Steven Bettles shares the third in a series of scenarios for you to consider, as well as providing a response to last month’s scenario.
10 September 2021
Steven Bettles, GOsC Policy Manager, highlights the key issues in the GOPRE consultation; which includes clinical experience; research skills; leadership and management skills; a greater focus on equality, diversity and inclusion; and more.
23 August 2021
James Jones, Complaints Executive at the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), discusses how the ASA works with GOsC to maintain trust in our profession.
11 August 2021
GOsC Policy Manager Steven Bettles shares the second in a series of scenarios for you to consider, as well as providing a response to the first scenario.
10 August 2021
Fiona explores what we can learn from the latest sector-wide report from the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR), prepared by Professor Dawn Carnes. The report collates anonymised data on the types of concerns received by the insurers, the Institute of Osteopathy (the professional membership body), and also the GOsC.
21 July 2021
Professor Dawn Carnes, Director of the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR), talks through some of the key findings from the latest report from NCOR on concerns and complaints raised about osteopaths and osteopathic services, between 2013 and 2019.
14 July 2021
It can be tricky sometimes knowing what to do in a particular situation. GOsC Policy Manager Steven Bettles shares the first in his series of scenarios for you to think about
25 June 2021
Whether you are an osteopath, educator, student, patient or a member of the public, we would like to hear your views on the updated Guidance for Osteopathic Pre-registration Education and on Standards for Education and Training. Steven Bettles, GOsC’s Policy Manager, explains more in this video.