Regulation and training


Regulation

All osteopaths are regulated by the General Osteopathic Council. All practitioners must have undergone a recognised training course, have to maintain insurance and need to keep up to date with training.

Training

It is a statutory requirement for all osteopaths to complete 30 hours of training each year. Below are some of the recent courses attended by Duncan Larter.

January 2016: Northern Counties Society of Osteopaths meeting (Advances in Ankle and Foot Surgery).

March 2016: Northern Counties Society of Osteopaths Convention (several topics were covered including mindfulness and nutrition, NHS video call helplines and Prolotherapy).

May 2016: Northern Counties Society of Osteopaths meeting
(National Council for Osteopathic Research presentation)

November 2016: Therapy Expo
(This series of workshops covered: New thinking about complex pain states, orthopaedic lectures about shoulder tendon tears and chronic hip pain, running rehabilitation, patients suffering from dizziness, myofascial slings relating to the foot, immune system related joint pain and sport injuries masking a more complex problem)

March 2017: Northern Counties Society of Osteopaths Convention
(This covered a diverse range of topics including rheumatology, muscle training research, clinical hypnosis and the science of manipulation)