Nordic Osteopathic Congress 24 – 25 September

This year the 4th Nordic Osteopathic Congress, held in association with the EFFO, will be held on the 24 – 25 September. These dates follow on directly after our Annual General Meeting, 24 – 25 September. The NOC is an annual event, hosted in rotation by the Nordic national osteopathic associations. The first NOC took place in […]

Margarita Papadimitriou-Boulenger 1940-2022

It is with sadness that we bring you news of the passing of Margarita Papadimitriou-Boulenger, who was instrumental in establishing osteopathy in Greece and was one of the founding members of the former European Federation of Osteopathy. The EFFO board wishes to extend its condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues on the loss of […]

Next EFFO Research Webinar

Webinar

”Qualitative Research” Date: Wednesday 18 May Time: 19.30 CET Duration: 45 minutes presentation + 30 minutes for Q&A. This webinar will introduce qualitative research methods and methodologies and discuss their value in relation to evidence-informed osteopathy. The key philosophical assumptions of qualitative research will be outlined and aligned to the principles of person-centred health care. […]

Spring Conference and AGM 25-26 March

We are delighted to inform you that our Spring conference and AGM is returning virtually on 25-26 March. This year’s conference will focus on ‘Association Development’, something that is intrinsically important to all of our members. The agenda for this year includes some practical and inspiring sessions from Robert Grech, Maurice Cheng, Nancy Spence and […]

Regulatory developments in the Nordics

On the 17. March the Norwegian parliament voted in favour of a legal proposition to regulate osteopathy as a primary healthcare profession. This was the second and final vote needed. There are still some formalities needing to be finalised and we expect this to be fulfilled shortly. Anyone wanting to provide osteopathic healthcare will need […]

Austrian Osteopathy Congress 2022

We are delighted to let you know that after the success of last year’s event, the OEGO team are organising the ‘Osteopathy Conference’ for the second time to take place in May 2022 and EFFO members are encouraged to register their attendance.  Date: Tuesday 17 May 2022 Time: 10:00 to 20:00 Location: St. Benedikt Education Center […]

New EFFO RESEARCH Webinar

”PROFILING OSTEOPATHY” Date: Wednesday 23rd February Time: 19.30 CET Duration: 45 minutes presentation + 30 minutes for Q&A.   This webinar will summarise survey data from European countries that have described and profiled the status of osteopathy, osteopaths, osteopathic practice and osteopathic patients. This data will be discussed in the context of how it can […]

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 […]