Peter Leigh, Clinic Tutor

Clinic availability: Thursdays

Since graduating in 1983, Peter has worked part-time at the UCO. He is one of the longest continuously serving members of the faculty. 

Peter is a Senior Clinic tutor, his role involves supervising and assessing the clinical competence of third- and final-year students within the clinic, as well as developing their knowledge and skills by leading tutorials. He has also worked as an interviewer for prospective students and as an assessor and supervisor of student dissertations.

Having worked as an assistant osteopath for a couple of years, Peter established his own private practice in 1985. He still runs a busy clinic with another osteopath, massage therapist, podiatrist and counsellors. From 1999–2001 Peter worked for the then newly established General Osteopathic Council (GOsC.)  He was part of a team that assessed osteopathic applications to join the GOsC, and interviewed applicants. He also acted as a mentor to a number of osteopaths during this time. Peter maintains his professional development by attending seminars and practical courses and he is an active member of a local osteopathic group.