Regulation of the Osteopathic Profession – an Overview – First Edition – October 2021

We are pleased to announce that we have just published the very first Regulation of the Osteopathic Profession in Europe publication.  This overview of the Osteopathic Profession is based on information collected by the Policy Committee within the EFFO and with contributions from all our membership, in 2021. The content in this document has been approved […]

2021 EFFO Autumn Conference and AGM

The EFFO Autumn Conference and AGM is being held in Oslo starting 1 October and will be the first in-person meeting since Lisbon last year, at the beginning of the pandemic crisis. We are delighted to be welcoming back our colleagues from across the osteopathic profession over the two-day event to celebrate achievements in regulation, […]

Regulation: A vision of trust

A core vision of the European Federation & Forum for Osteopathy (EFFO) is to support all 22 European member nations achieve the recognition osteopathy deserves. Sharing access to invaluable resources and providing community support, the EFFO equips their members with a community and an auxiliary service to tackle the regulation landscape. Click HERE to read […]

The EFFO: united across borders

The continued development of a sense of community is an essential feature for the growth, recognition and regulation of the osteopathic profession. In Europe the body working towards a greater vision where, regardless of borders, osteopathy stands together is the European Federation & Forum for Osteopathy (EFFO). Hanna Tómasdóttir, President of the EFFO, sets out […]

The new EFFO Board

During our Spring Conference and AGM in Lisbon, Portugal 6-7 March, the EFFO Board elected their new President and Vice President, and a new Board Member was elected by their membership. The new EFFO Board now consists of: Hanna Tómasdóttir, President – Jonathan Bailey-Teyletche, Vice President – Alex Boon, General Secretary – Dimitri Boulenger, Treasurer […]

Tomas Collin appointed by the EFFO to the Danish Advisory Forum for Osteopaths

The Act on the Authorisation of Healthcare Professionals has now been amended, and the Danish Patient Safety Authority (Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed) may, upon application, issue an authorisation (license) to practise as an osteopath in Denmark, to individuals who have appropriate training in osteopathy in a Danish or comparable foreign education programme. In the Executive Order […]

Thank you all for attending our Autumn Meeting in Madrid!

It was a very successful meeting, where we heard interesting updates from the EFFO funded pilot study of Patient Reported Outcome Measurement data (PROMS) across Europe, delivered by Dawn Carnes from NCOR. The Chairs of our working groups: Regulation & Lobbying, Marketing & Communication, Research and Education, gave us an update on the status of […]

VOD 25th anniversary – international conference in Bad Nauheim

On 4-6 October 2019 the German Osteopathic Association (VOD) will celebrate their 25th anniversary with an international conference in Bad Nauheim (near Frankfurt airport) Lectures and workshops from well-known speakers like Renzo Molinari, Philippe Druelle, Susan Turner, Jane Stark, Bruno Ducoux and many others will be offered. Colleagues from different countries will have the opportunity […]