General Osteopathic Council Meeting May 2017

It seems that every meeting these days occurs in the wake of a new political bombshell of some sort, and at the May meeting it was the surprise General Election.  I wonder if this period of history will become known as the “Age of Uncertainty”, or the “Wobbly Years”, or even the “Strange Political Times”. The latest…

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The new CPD scheme is gathering steam

Like the changing of the seasons, or the birth of a new baby, we have no control over the timetable of the new CPD scheme.  It’s coming, whether you like it or not.  But it probably won’t be entirely, inescapably, in place until about Autumn 2018.  Eager to be ahead of the curve, I signed…

General Osteopathic Council Meeting July 2016

First things first.  It had been a lively time in politics since the previous meeting, and I approached Tower Bridge Road prepared for anything.  But despite the toppling of leaders, the discombobulation of the political landscape, the intrigue, the treachery, the kitten heels, the venomous, hilarious twitterfest, the sheer unstoppable,  unadulterated drama on the news…

How to land a role at the General Osteopathic Council

About a year ago I responded to a recruitment ad in “theosteopath” magazine for new members to the Investigating Committee.  However on receiving the information pack and the application form, I realised that applying for the post was a serious and time-consuming exercise – time I couldn’t spare just then – but more importantly I didn’t seem to…

GOsC Meeting July 2015

In pursuit of trying to understand “Osteopathy: the Profession” in 2015, I have been reading my osteopathy magazines more closely than usual.  In the Osteopath Magazine, I saw a tantalizing invitation to the next General Osteopathic Council Meeting (Thursday 16 July).  “Meetings take place at 10am at Osteopathy House. Osteopaths are welcome to attend. For more information call Marcia…