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Guidance for osteopaths

If you are an osteopath whose fitness to practise case has been referred for a hearing, this guidance will help you prepare for and attend the hearing.

Hearings guidance for osteopathsMaintaining patient safety and public confidence in the osteopathic profession means that we must investigate and consider complaints about osteopaths' conduct, competence or health.

Our aim in producing this booklet is to provide guidance to osteopaths about preparing for, and attending, a hearing of the Professional Conduct Committee or Health Committee.

This is general guidance only and is not a substitute for any legal advice or advice from your professional indemnity insurers.


Osteopaths: if a complaint is made against you...

...we will provide you with guidance in our Fitness to practice - complaints procedure booklet, that explains what you need to do at each stage of the process.