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 […]

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 […]