Ski/Board Safely

Ski/Board Safely

For those venturing to the slopes this season, the BCA has some great advice Despite common assumptions that a ski or boarding injury is most likely to occur on the first day, Matthew Bennett, BCA Chiropractor and the first to work with the British Alpine Ski team, comments: “After three days of skiing using unaccustomed […]

Managing a Grievance: 10 Top Tips for Members

Managing a Grievance: 10 Top Tips for Members

Handling an employee grievance correctly can mean the difference between a successful resolution and it escalating to an employment tribunal. You should have a clear grievance procedure in place, which must be easily accessible for all employees and be part of your employee handbook and their employment contract. If you need advice on your grievance […]

General Data Protection Regulations

General Data Protection Regulations

As members will be aware new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into effect on May 25th this year. These new regulations apply to all businesses and organisations. The BCA is consulting advice to prepare more advice and information for members. In the meantime, take a look at our advice document which gives an overview […]

GDPR: Expert Advice & Top Tips for Members

GDPR: Expert Advice & Top Tips for Members

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect on May 25th 2018 across the European Union and is replacing the UK Data Protection Act. GDPR brings in a strict set of new rules concerning privacy and data security, while imposing penalties on businesses which violate them. For many members customer data is held in paper […]

Regarding Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17)

Regarding Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17)

The HSE has just published the first information on the implementation of the new IRR (2017) regulations. This will apply to every practice which owns and uses an x-ray set. These practices will need to re-register with the HSE by the 5th February 2018, replacing the old 28 day notice required under IRR99. There will […]

Message from the President about recent events

Message from the President about recent events

It will not have escaped your attention that there have been several critical newspaper articles about chiropractors in the last two weeks. This follows the death of a patient several weeks ago. Such a story was bound to attract media interest and the tabloids have been keen to sensationalise this tragedy. Although the chiropractor at […]

Conference Programme Announced

Conference Programme Announced

BCA/WIOC Autumn Conference — Chiropractic: It’s not what I do, it’s who I am! — A look into the identity of Chiropractors and our place within healthcare alongside a celebration of WIOCs 20 year Anniversary! 30th September – 1st October Conference Centre, Treforest Campus (University of South Wales), Pontypridd WIOC 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner at […]

General Chiropractic Council (GCC)

Vacancies for GCC Education Visitors

The GCC are looking to recruit a pool of educationalists (both chiropractic and lay) who will be responsible for visiting educational institutions and assessing both current and proposed chiropractic degree programmes to ascertain whether the programmes meet the GCC education standards and advise the GCC Education Committee accordingly. Information pack here Application form here The […]