Podiatry…what’s it all about?
Podiatry is a brilliant career if you love science, biology, chemistry or medicine.
Especially if you are:
- A team player
- Keen to help others
Podiatrists specialise in the lower limb, taking the patient through the whole journey, including prevention, diagnosis and resolution.
What does a podiatrist do?
‘A Podiatrist’s primary aim is to improve the mobility, independence and quality of life for their patients. Imagine how amazing that feels!’
They are autonomous healthcare professionals who deliver preventative, palliative, biomechanical, pharmacological and surgical interventions for lower limb problems. They work alone or are part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
20th July 2016
The College of Podiatry is working with the Schools of Podiatry across the UK to showcase each School’s course and facilities. Welcome to New College Durham’s showcase blog… Students come to New College Durham to study podiatry for many different reasons. Some are attracted to the good work life balance that can be achieved by working as […]
12th July 2016
The College of Podiatry is working with the Schools of Podiatry across the UK to showcase each School’s course and facilities. Welcome to The University of Brighton’s showcase blog… One day at the Leaf hospital (Podiatry Clinic) Written by Dao Tunprasert Lecturer in Podiatry at University of Brighton, a Brighton podiatry graduate from 2010 cohort. […]
28th June 2016
The College of Podiatry is working with the Schools of Podiatry across the UK to showcase each School’s course and facilities. Welcome to The University of East London’s showcase blog… Duplex Scanning Course- Vascular Department, Hammersmith Hospital. Written by Louise Fullerton (3rd year podiatry student at UEL) The University of East London (UEL) has many […]
9th March 2016
Podiatry and School Science is a project that aims to bring science and podiatry alive in our schools by providing a structured and resourced lesson that podiatry students and podiatrists alike can deliver in their local area. The Podiatry and School Science project has been delivered in schools up and down the UK meaning that thousands of children, their […]
20th January 2016
If you are looking to work in healthcare but are not completely set on an area of clinical practice, then I would urge you to consider podiatry. Holding a podiatry degree certificate is a bit like having a golden career ticket. It can open the door to working in many different roles in a huge range […]
18th December 2015
Supporting the Homeless at Christmas Every year at Christmas, Crisis the UK’s national charity for single homeless people, organize regional drop-in events, under the banner Crisis at Christmas, to welcome and support homeless people. Their aim through Crisis at Christmas, is to provide companionship and support to tackle loneliness and isolation at this special time of […]
4th December 2015
Guest Blogger: Podiatry student and Blogger Louise tells us why she chose to study podiatry… Before enrolling on a degree course in Podiatry, I had always worked in a healthcare setting. I spent 9 years as a pharmacy dispenser/technician and a brief period as a dental nurse. I wanted a career which enabled me to […]
20th November 2015
Every year there is a huge gathering of podiatrists, podiatry students and trade exhibitors at the College of Podiatry annual conference. The conference brings people together from all over the UK and further afield to refresh their skills and knowledge, learn about new research and clinical skills, meet up with old friends and generally have […]
4th November 2015
Walk This Way: an evening showcasing forensic podiatry with crime novelist Peter James, forensic podiatrist and Dean of Podiatric Surgery Haydn Kelly and Plymouth University On the evening of Tuesday 20th October 2015 unusual events took place at Plymouth University…read on to find out what! Plymouth University, in partnership with the Plymouth International Book Festival […]
23rd September 2015
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