Communicating benefit and risk – GOsC resources

The following two presentations are available on the GOsC’s Youtube channels:


  • Video of osteopath and researcher Steven Vogel, presenting the findings of the GOsC funded study ‘Clinical risks osteopathy and management’ (CROaM).


  • Video of a presentation by Pippa Bark (a research fellow with a background in psychology) who presents some useful tips about explaining risk to patients from a patient perspective).


Study on Communicating risks of treatment and informed consent in osteopathic practice: the aim of this study was to provide guidance to osteopaths on good practice relating to communicating to patients about any risks of treatment.