Early data from PROMs

Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) questionnaires are increasingly being used across the whole of healthcare as an acceptable way of quickly and easily recording a patient’s own opinion of the effect of their treatment. Standardised and reliable, PROMs allows individual osteopaths to collect data on their practice and compare it to a national benchmark. Read more

Annual report: How NCOR can help you

Dawn Carnes, the National Council for Osteopathic Research (NCOR) Director, sets out some of its achievements over the past 12 months. Find out more about the research and activities that could support your CPD and professional development.

NCOR has continued to have a very busy year supporting the development of research in the osteopathic profession and responding to the growing public interest in the evidence for osteopathy. Read more

What is expertise?

NCOR and the iO are pleased to be able to congratulate Carol Fawkes, who has successfully defended her doctoral thesis in May this year. Carol is NCOR’s senior research officer, contributing greatly to the research development for the profession, and her thesis is the culmination of over three years’ continuous study focusing on the use of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in clinical osteopathic practice. Read more

NCOR researchers win awards at Milan conference

National Council for Osteopathic Research’s (NCOR) Senior Research Officer, Carol Fawkes, and Research Officer, Austin Plunkett, were awarded prizes at this year’s International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research (ICAOR), hosted by the British College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Accademia Italiana Medicina Osteopatica in Milan, in April. Read more