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Osteopathy Education and Regulation

About Osteopathy

To qualify, an osteopath must study for four to five years for an undergraduate degree. This is similar to a medical degree, with more emphasis on anatomy and musculoskeletal medicine and includes more than 1,000 hours of training in osteopathic techniques. By law, osteopaths must register with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC). It is an offence for anyone to call themselves an osteopath if they are not registered. The British Medical Association’s guidance for general practitioners states that doctors can safely refer patients to osteopaths.

Not sure if we can help ?

Perhaps the Registered Osteopaths at the Hatfield Practice could  ?


Try Our FREE Phone Consultation  01707 888229  or 07803392903

You may like to take advantage of our FREE 15 min phone consultation service to talk with our Osteopath prior to booking any treatment at the Hatfield Practice . The consultation will not involve an examination but it will be an opportunity to discuss your particular problem and whether you feel we can help you.

There is absolutely NO OBLIGATION to book an appointment. The service is provided in order to help people of Welwyn and Hatfield choose whether osteopathy is the right treatment for them.

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