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Do you have a view on osteopathic education?

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.

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Advertising osteopathic treatments: protecting the public together

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.

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Part Two: Thinking about professional boundaries: what would you do?

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.

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What causes concerns? Reflections on the latest NCOR concerns and complaints report

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.

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What does the latest NCOR report say about concerns and complaints?

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.

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Thinking about professional boundaries: what would you do?

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

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Your views wanted on guidance for osteopathic education

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.

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Have your say on proposed reforms for professional regulation

11 June 2021

In March 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) launched a consultation on proposed reforms for professional regulation. The consultation is open until 16 June 2021. Matthew Redford shares his summary of the proposals.

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Professor Deborah Bowman shares her personal experience of joining Council

2 June 2021

Deborah Bowman shares her first impressions and personal experience of joining the GOsC’s Council.

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Putting equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work

25 May 2021

In this video, Matthew Redford explains why equality, diversity and inclusion is a major priority for the GOsC and calls for patients to take part in focus groups and phone interviews in early June to get their feedback on our draft Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Framework for 2021-24.

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