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…

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…

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…

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…

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…