All osteopaths who are members of the OCI have completed or met the following criteria:

  • An honours degree in Osteopathy (minimum 4 years full time, or 5-6 years part-time)
  • 1000 hours supervised clinical tuition
  • Have full professional indemnity/malpractice cover equivalent to at least STG £2.5 million
  • Have no previous criminal convictions history
  • They have received training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medical diagnosis and techniques
*Please note that those osteopaths who completed a shorter programme of study, and are currently members of another competent authority register, may still qualify for full membership without any further conditions. Please be encouraged to complete the form.