Fitness to practise resources
The fitness to practise process can be difficult and overwhelming. Many people do not know what is expected of them. This resource section provides helpful and informative information for people going through the fitness to practise process.
Here you will find case studies, videos and publications that can help demystify the process and provide support.
Fitness to practise videos
We have run a number of fitness to practise webinars to help demystify the process and provide guidance. Here you can watch some extracts from those webinars.
Click on the videos below to view them on the GOsC YouTube channel.
General Osteopathic Council Fitness to Practise and the Independent Support Service - Victim Support
In this extract from our Fitness to Practise webinar in May 2022, Sara Brown discusses the Independent Support Service and how it can support osteopaths and witnesses during a fitness to practise process.
Fitness to Practise webinar - do cases we hear always result in sanctions?
In this clip from our Fitness to Practise webinar at the end of September 2021, Sheleen McCormack, our Director of Fitness to Practise, responds to a question from an attendee about the number of cases that result in sanctions.
Fitness to Practise webinar: What is a case to answer?
Fitness to Practise ebulletin
The Fitness to Practise ebulletin is designed to help demystify the fitness to practise process and respond to feedback we have received.
|Insights on fitness to practise issue two
|Insights on fitness to practise issue one
You can read previous Fitness to Practise ebulletins which are listed below. Between September 2016 and Spring 2021, fitness to practise related content was available in The Osteopath magazine.
Click on the issue title to download the bulletin.
|Insurance lapsed? Don't cover it up
|The essence of safe osteopathic practice
|Know your professional limits
|Practising in a non-clinical environment
|Maintaining clear boundaries
|Criminal convictions and fitness to practise
|A question of conduct
|For the record: taking and storing osteopathic notes
|Does your advertising comply with the standards?