Looking for an Osteopath in Edinburgh? Make sure they are registered with GOsC

//Looking for an Osteopath in Edinburgh? Make sure they are registered with GOsC

Looking for an Osteopath in Edinburgh? Make sure they are registered with GOsC

If you are currently in pain and looking for an Osteopath in Edinburgh make sure your money is spent with someone who is legally registered and following appropriate standards of care. All osteopaths must be registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), which is the only authority in the UK that registers qualified osteopaths and sets standards of osteopathic care and conduct.

You are spending your money and you have a right to ask about qualifications and insurance.

This week the GOsC won a case in court against an unregistered practitioner based in Edinburgh who was claiming to be an osteopath

“This ruling sends out an important message for public protection in Scotland, that no illegal practitioner in Scotland is beyond the law. We will continue to take action against anyone who unlawfully describes themselves as an osteopath, in order to maintain the reputation of the osteopathic profession and, above all, to protect the public.” Quote from GOsC Chief Executive and Registrar Tim Walker.
Source : Medical News Today

To run an osteopathy business in the UK we must all register with the GOsC and it is a criminal offence for anyone to describe themselves as an osteopath and practise as such, unless registered with the GOsC, as highlighted in this prosecution.

We provide qualified Osteopaths to take care of your back pain – you can call us on 0131 221 1415 or click this link to submit a direct enquiry (towards the end of the page) and we will call you back

By |2018-11-04T11:33:14+00:00March 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

About the Author:

Clinic Director and Osteopath. Gavin graduated as a Gold Medallist in 1991 and is now a Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy. Co-author of “The Back Book” with Gavin Hastings OBE in 1996, he has an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently working on a new book. He's passionate about helping to move people as far from illness and pain as possible, and in January 2015 set himself the target of helping a million people get a better back.

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