Practitioner information resource for communicating benefit and risk in osteopathy

We have been working together with a number of key stakeholders involved in the four adverse events studies, commissioned by the General Osteopathic Council, to disseminate the findings from the research. One of the projects we have been working on is a practitioner information resource for osteopaths, which focuses on communicating risk and benefit in osteopathic practice. Read more

NICE Quality Standard for Headache in Young People and Adults

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recently published a Quality Standard for Headache in Young People and Adults: http://publications.nice.org.uk/headaches-in-young-people-and-adults-qs42/

The quality standard relates to the diagnosis and management of primary headache disorders in people aged 12 or over; it also covers medication overuse headache. Read more

CPD opportunity – Spine course for osteopaths

CPD opportunity for osteopaths

On 5th and 6th September 2013 Nottingham Spine are running a Spinal Course for Osteopaths at the Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham. Lectures will include anatomy of the spine, osteopathic management of patients with instrumented spinal fusions, current concepts in data collection in osteopathy (presented by Carol Fawkes from NCOR), osteopathic management of patients with disc herniations and recurrent disc problems and much more. Read more