How to avoid complaints (part 3)

For me the worst thing about a complaint would be the feeling that someone was aggrieved or felt injured or upset by something I’d done, but going through the Fitness to Practise process would come a close second, and some osteopaths are truly hollowed out by the experience.  It is something to avoid as much…

How to be an evidence-based cranial osteopath

The enigmatic case of cranial osteopathy: Evidence versus clinical practice Pages 1-4 IJOM September 2016 Rafael Zegarra-Parodi, Francesco Cerritelli Well, and doesn’t this sound intriguing?  It’s the opening piece in the most recent IJOM and seems to have been prompted by the big French physiotherapists’ study of Osteopathy in the Cranial Field (OCF).  The authors…

More about consent

I turned up panic-stricken with my six year old son in A and E a little while ago.  He was having proper breathing difficulties.  I drove him through the busy town centre promising him anything from trips to the fair to “crisps later” to try to keep him happy and calm as he periodically struggled…