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Ben Calvert-Painter BSc (Hons) Ost, PGCAP

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Ben has been teaching post graduate courses for many years, which has included both large and small group work and one to one training.

Ben not only works in his own clinics but also works with a number of osteopathic institutions. At the British School of Osteopathy (BSO) he is a clinic tutor within the general clinic and a community clinic leader at a funded community centre and a GP surgery. Ben additionally is an examiner for clinical competence and reasoning and clinical methods.

With the College of Osteopaths he works as a senior technique lecturer teaching basic to advance manual techniques, theory and clinical reasoning.Through NESCOT (North East Surrey College of Technology) Ben supervises and teaches on the Masters in Osteopathy course in association with the Institute of Osteopathy located in Milan, Italy. This includes teaching ethics, research protocols, statistical analysis as well as one on one supervising.

Ben is also a co-author of ‘Spine and Joint Articulation for Manual Therapists’.




Danny Church BSc (Hons) Ost, PGAce



Danny has been teaching undergraduate and post graduate courses in osteopathic technique, observation and patient examination, case history and communication and clinic examination for many years, both in the UK and internationally

As well as being in private practice for over 15 years, Danny is a clinic team leader at the British school of Osteopathy. He is also a senior clinic tutor in the award winning Blanchard clinic ( formerly Chapman) treating people living with HIV. He was also deputy leader on department of health funded research project "the Osteomap" program ( an groundbreaking blend of mindfulness and acceptance theory and Osteopathy)
Helping patients to live well with chronic pain.

Danny is an examiner of clinical competency and has experience of examining both in the UK and abroad.

Danny always tries to bring clinical relevance to all the courses he teaches.

Jessica Köhne (MSpSc; BSc(Hons)HKE)



Jessica is a qualified Sport and Exercise Scientist and Ergonomist, who has been teaching undergraduate courses in South Africa for over 5 years. Prior to moving to the United Kingdom, Jessica not only lectured, but worked in a high performance centre in Durban, South Africa, where she collaborated with world class sport medicine doctors, physiotherapists, biokineticists, chiropractors and sport scientists. Whilst working within this multi-disciplinary team, she assisted in improving the performance of multiple athletes (Olympians, paralympians, world champions, weekend warriors). She is adept at taking a holistic approach to improving performance and minimizing risk of injury, by combining her knowledge of Ergonomics/Human Factors and Exercise Sciences, and her passion for how the human body works and responds/adapts to external and internal stimuli.


Helen Robinson BSc (Hons) Ost



Helen has been an osteopath and tutor for over 15 years, this includes being a clinic tutor in the Expectant Mothers clinic at the University College of Osteopathy.

Helen also works as a midwife and doula within the NHS, and brings years in depth of knowledge and experience from working within the NHS and private clinics into the courses she runs with CPD Today.

James Birkett MSc Ost



Prior to becoming an osteopath, James had over 20 years experience working in the Health and Social Sector, having initially studied at Kings College London, before going on to work within the fields of Mental Health and Homelessness.

Since qualifying from the British School of Osteopathy, James has practiced in both private and NHS clinics, as well as running refresher courses in clinical examinations for both students and qualified practitioners.

With his background in both allopathic and osteopathic health, James has particular interest in Integrated Healthcare, the collaboration between traditional medicine and complementary therapies, such as osteopathy, in the treatment of complex and chronic health conditions.

Tim Allardyce

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Tim is a Consultant Physiotherapist and Registered Osteopath, qualified in 2002 and 2005. He is also Clinical Director of Surrey Physio, a group of physiotherapy clinics in South London and Surrey. In 2012 he became qualified with a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy, and in 2017 he qualified as a prescribing physiotherapist . Tim is widely recognised as a UK leading expert in the treatment and rehabilitation of complicated injuries, chronic pain, and elite sportspeople. Tim has worked at three Olympic Games, one Commonwealth Games, numerous multi-games events and World Championships.