Laurence Kirk ND,DO, BSc(Hons) Ost.Med.

Laurence qualified in 1984 at the British College of  Osteopathic Medicine(BCOM). Since graduating, in addition to maintaining his private practice, he has been involved in teaching, examining and educational development, both  in the UK and in Europe. Laurence was previously Clinical Co-ordinator and then  Dean of Clinical Studies at BCOM in London and until recently was Programme Lead for Osteopathy at Oxford Brookes University. He has contributed to the debate on the scope of practice within the profession and was a member of the benchmark statement group.

Laurence continues to divide his time between clinical practice, examining and lecturing, both at Oxford Brookes University and elsewhere. He is also an active sportsman and has played rugby for Stratford upon Avon RUFC for many years.

Laurence has appeared as an expert contributer on prime time national television and radio and has contributed to, and authored articles in, both national newspapers and international journals. As a result of his involvement with The Royal Shakespeare Company he has a special interest in performing arts medicine and a research interest in low back pain.


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  1. Christopher Patrick Innis / Jan 13 2011

    Hi my name is chris innis i think the information on here is extremely insightful. i am doing a research project for my physics class and was wondering if i could use your picture of Wolff in my project and cite your information as well. thank you!

  2. sarah spencer Chapman / Jul 1 2010

    Hi laurence – a great blog – such interesting and useful information. I’d love to link to my site when I have it up and running which will be linking in with Kenya projects and health.

    • admin / Jul 1 2010

      Thanks very much Sarah, You’re welcome to link, and I’m looking forward to catching up on Kenya. I’m still doing a little lecturing and examining at Brookes and have one or two other projects on the go….
      All the best

  3. bearsmum / Mar 23 2010

    Hi – just found this – looks like you have lots of useful info here – have bookmarked it for a thorough read. Ever do workshops a bit further north (Cumbria)?!

    (ex BCNO qualified 1999)

    • admin / Mar 23 2010

      Hi Val, Thanks very much, I have attempted to post articles of interest, updated regularly, on practical topics. I run small group workshops at the practice, have done some stuff for GOsC in the North in the past but will let you know if I’m planning to get up that way. You’ll find some more info on research etc on the website itself, or by accessing the Greenhill Practice page on the blog.
      Kind regards
      Laurence (BCNO 1984)

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