Scientific Research meets Cranial Osteopathy – the 2018 Midsummer SCCO Conference

Five years ago I went to the SCC’s Hidden Treasures Conferences, delighted that our world was getting its act together with regards to research.  While I didn’t come away with a sheaf of RCT-level data to inform my patients, I did come away with the impression of a great deal of brain power and critical…

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The new CPD scheme – a few myths busted

It’s still a while till the CPD scheme officially begins, (September 2018 I believe), and so still plenty of time to get to grips with it, but there are a few misconceptions floating around, that would be better nipped in the bud. So here goes, a little more clarity…. You CAN do your peer review…

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…

Before you touch your patients, have a good look at their skin

A CPD Gateway Talk by Mr Manu Mehra. manu.mehra@nhs.net We spend a lot of time touching people’s skin.  But we’re mostly concerned with what’s going on underneath it.    As osteopaths it is not explicitly our responsibility to be checking for cancer or diagnosing fungal infections, but people have all sorts of lumps and bumps and…

GOsC Meeting May 5th 2016

I somehow deleted my photo of Osteopathy House, so here is the Tower of London instead, which is not far down the road. A Brand New Council This was the first meeting of the new, more streamlined Council.  A few faces were missing, and a few were new.  I had been looking forward to showing…