BCA members support Vendée Globe competitor

BCA members support Vendée Globe competitor

BCA Members Linn Erixon-Sahlstrom and Shelley Davies are proud to be supporting the world-class endurance athlete and pro ocean racer, Pip Hare, as she takes on the Vendée Globe 2020 challenge. Poole-based Pip is currently preparing for the Vendée Globe around-the-world race, which is undoubtedly one of the toughest sporting challenges out there, often referred to as ‘the […]

Promoting Professionalism, Reforming Regulation

Dear BCA Members, In January 2018, the British Chiropractic Association together with the European Chiropractors Union responded to the UK and Devolved Governments consultation on ‘Promoting Professionalism, Reforming Regulation’. This consultation sought views on what needed to be done to protect the public whilst supporting the development of the regulated healthcare workforce. This consultation was […]

BCA completes management team with CEO appointment

BCA completes management team with CEO appointment

The British Chiropractic Association has appointed Tom Mullarkey MBE, as its new Chief Executive Officer.  The move completes the core leadership team, now poised to deliver the new corporate strategy alongside the Association’s elected Board of Directors. Mr Mullarkey brings extensive leadership experience to the Association.  Following a varied career in the Army, he played […]

Workshop Invitation

Workshop Invitation

How is touch communicated in the context of manual therapy? The GCC and GOsC are holding joint workshops to explore the literature, implications and next steps and we are looking for members to attend and represent the #BCAfamily Background: In 2017, the General Chiropractic Council and General Osteopathic Council commissioned a literature review into communication, […]

BackCare Awareness Week story coverage

The BCA’s BackCare Awareness Week National Story appeared this morning Member materials for BCAW (8th – 12th October) can be found here Coverage so far: The Daily Express, p.10, 20m in agony with back pain Giles Sheldrick has written an extensive piece leading with the research from our release, mentioning BCA and listing the top […]

Dementia friendly resources for clinics

Dementia friendly resources for clinics

The need to develop resources to help chiropractors ensure their clinics are dementia-friendly was first recognised by The Royal College of Chiropractors’ Lay Partnership Group (LPG) in 2017; the LPG had noted that the number of patients and carers living with dementia and accessing chiropractic services is increasing. The RCC commissioned the Association for Dementia […]

Conducting a Disciplinary Investigation in 10 Steps

Managing a disciplinary investigation can be complicated. There’s likely to be a lot of emotion flying around and you must ensure you follow an exact process, as a poorly managed case could escalate to an employment tribunal. If you need urgent advice your membership includes access to the Business Support Helpline, where Croner’s experts will […]