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2008

New Senior Clinical Appointment

The British School of Osteopathy (BSO) is pleased to announce that Francesca Wiggins has been appointed to the new BSO post of Assistant Head of Clinical Practice, and took up her new duties at the start of the new BSO academic year (15 September 2008). Francesca studied osteopathy at the BSO and graduated in 2000, going on to work in private practice. She has been a BSO clinic tutor since 2003 and a full time BSO lecturer since 2007. She will act in a broadly operational position within the BSO clinical centre, which is based on Southwark Bridge Road, central London. The centre offers patient contact and hands-on osteopathic experience to students studying for a BSO osteopathy degree, and affordable and accessible osteopathy to the South East London community and beyond....(more)

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BSO's Osteopathy for People with HIV/AIDS Gains Continued Funding

BSO provision of free osteopathic treatment for people with HIV/AIDS has this month (June 2008) received vital continued funding. Peter Moores Foundation, a key BSO supporter, has given £20,000 towards the work of BSO clinics for people with HIV/AIDS. Since 2001, the BSO has been running a free treatment programme called the Chapman Clinic for HIV positive patients....(more)

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BSO Outreach Osteopathy Secures Key Funding

The British School of Osteopathy (BSO) is delighted to be receiving a grant of £60,000 towards the cost of employing a co-ordinator for its award-winning outreach community clinics, helping to further the BSO’s goal of supporting people who might not otherwise have access to osteopathic care. Spread across three years from January 2009, the grant comes from The Tudor Trust, an independent grant-making trust which aims to support work addressing the social, emotional and financial needs of people at the margins of UK society....(more)

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BSO Gains Funding for Community Clinic Co-ordinator

The British School of Osteopathy (BSO) is delighted to be receiving a grant of £60,000 towards the cost of employing a co-ordinator for its award-winning outreach community clinics, helping to further the BSO’s goal of supporting people who might not otherwise have access to osteopathic care. Spread across three years from January 2009, the grant comes from The Tudor Trust, an independent grant-making trust which aims to support work addressing the social, emotional and financial needs of people at the margins of UK society....(more)

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Osteopathy on the Front Line

NB: This article first appeared in the Manna Society’s Christmas 2008 newsletter, and is reproduced with their kind permission. If someone we are treating at the Manna Centre osteopathy clinic is not getting better, they say so. Or they don't come back. Patient feedback at the Manna clinic is as simple as that. This is “no frills” osteopathy – a service which we are pleased to provide, but which also offers an important learning curve for the teams of British School of Osteopathy (BSO) students who work there....(more)

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