Geoff Green D.O. BSc Hons Registered Osteopath
Qualified, September 1987 – BritishSchool of Osteopathic Medicine (Ex BCNO)
Private Practice – Broad Based, mainly osteopathic – 10,000 patient list. Assessing, treating and advising on a broad range of musculoskeletal problems
Osteopathic Consultant to companies – Glaxo Wellcome 1994/2002. Currently: Tesla Engineering, Edburton Contractors and Landbuild. Working in industry to help reduce musculoskeletal problems in the workplace – including; workplace assessment, advise on best working practices, providing reports, referrals for further investigations and/or to other healthcare practitioners, undertaking treatment and advising individual employees [patients] on rehabilitation following injury.
Board of Governors – 1998/2004 BCOM – BritishCollege of Osteopathic Medicine
Integrated Back Pain Service – Chanctonbury Primary Care Trust – Horsham Hospital NHS – 2004/2005
Setting up locally an Integrated Back Pain Service (IBPS) with Horsham Hospital and Chanctonbury Primary Care Trust (PCT)
Assessing and treating low back pain patients referred from the NHS . Patients are directed and given an appropriate choice of treatment including; Back Classes, Core Conditioning Classes, Hydrotherapy, Dietetics, Physiotherapy or Osteopathy.
CAREER – commenced 1987
1987 – Private Practice – Steyning, West Sussex
1988/89 – Clinic Tutor BCNO – For third and fourth year clinics as advisor and tutor in clinical practice and osteopathic technique.
1988/89 – Assistant lecturer to the College Dean – Teaching fourth year students osteopathic techniques.
1990/91 – Dolphin House Clinic, Brighton – Osteopathic consultant at a clinic specialising in treating children.
1990/92 – External Examiner BCNO – Final Year Thesis Marker for (4 year) Osteopathic Course.
1992/present – Osteopathic Consultant – Edburton Contractors
1992/present – Osteopathic Consultant – Tesla Engineering
1994/2002 – Osteopathic Consultant in Occupational Health – Glaxo Wellcome, Stockley Park, London
1999/present – Osteopathic Consultant – Landbuild
1994/97 – Physical Therapy book reviewer for ‘The Therapist’ magazine – reviewing a broad range of international publications on Physical Therapies.
1997/98 – External Examiner – Degree Course Comittee, BCNO
1998 – Professional Profile & Portfolio – PPP – Submitted prior to re-registration with the General Osteopathic Council
1998/2004 – Board of Governors – British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM)
1999/2000 – First Class Honours BSc Degree in Osteopathic Medicine – A research degree determining the effectiveness of Osteopathy in Occupational Health. This was one of the largest such studies ever undertaken in the UK and included a questionnaire targeting a hundred companies’ attitudes to physical therapy in the workplace and a separate questionnaire assessing the outcomes for 500 employees receiving osteopathic treatment.
2002 Research published in peer reviewed journals – Occupational Health Review, Occupational Health Today, The Osteopath and The Jim Bannister Report – an insurance industry magazine.
2002/Present – Continuing Professional Development – 30 hours plus per year. Details on request
2004/2005 Integrated Back Pain Service – A project aimed at taking on NHS referred patients. Working with a team of physiotherapists, dieticians and osteopaths to get best and appropriate treatment for low back pain presenting in, the Chanctonbury Trust Area of West Sussex.
Born in Bridgend Wales 1941. Moved to London 1948 and lived in Sussex since 1963.
Family – Wife Carol. Son and daughter. Two ‘stepsons’ and five grandsons.
Education – Secondary Modern
Mature Student – 3 ‘O’ levels 2 ‘A’ levels.
1987: 4 year diploma course in Osteopathy – BCNO.
Osteopathic Medicine: BSc Hons (Ist Class Honours) 2000
Interests – Writing, Reading, Painting, Walking, Theatre/Cinema, Travelling and dining out.