Opportunities in the world of Podiatry
Podiatry…what’s it all about?
Podiatry is a brilliant career if you’re interested in science, biology, chemistry or medicine.
Especially if you are:
- A team player
- Keen to help others
Podiatrists provide preventative care, diagnosis and treatment of a range of problems affecting the feet, ankles and legs.
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!’
Podiatrists specialise in the foot, ankle and leg, leading the patient care through the whole journey including prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Podiatrists work in a variety of places and can work with a team of people including doctors and nurses or on their own running their own business
11th October 2018
A campaign raising the profile of careers in podiatry The College of Podiatry has launched a new campaign #ISeeTheDiffernce to recruit the next generation of podiatrists. Teaming up with other small allied health professions to highlight the unique benefits of a career as a healthcare specialist. Through this campaign we’re hoping to tell as many […]
20th September 2018
We know that a vast majority of students come into podiatry because they’ve had some sort of experience of the profession. This may be because they’ve had treatment themselves or a family member or friend has received treatment. This is exactly what happened to Freya who has now just started studying podiatry in Cardiff. As […]
16th August 2018
Choosing What to do With Your Biology Qualification A biology qualification can be the key to lots of different exciting opportunities. If you’ve just received your exam results and you’re now the proud owner of a biology qualification, first of all congratulations, and secondly do you know what you are going to do with it? […]
9th August 2018
In this third blog in our series “What I did with my podiatry degree” podiatrist Louise Reaney tells us how she thought she wanted the glamour of power suits with shoulder pads but found her true vocation as a podiatrist. After over 20 years in the profession Louise is still just as enthusiastic about her career choice. […]
12th July 2018
Golden Ticket Opportunities There are many opportunities available once you have completed your Podiatry degree. Podiatry really is a golden ticket career. In this second blog in our series “What I did with my podiatry degree” podiatrist Anna Evans tells her story of how she came to work with the International Diabetes Association teaching foot […]
9th July 2018
From Patient to Podiatrist A lot of students decide to study podiatry because they’ve been a patient themselves or a friend or family member has received treatment. It was his experience of patient care by a podiatrist that made Sacha decide to train as a podiatrist at the University of East London. Having just […]
13th June 2018
Did you know there’s a big link between podiatry and sports?! Podiatrists play a key role in injury prevention and the rehabilitation of patients with sports related lower limb injuries. Podiatrists work with patients from all levels of sporting ability from amateur to professional and also those who do it just for fun! Andrew Ayres […]
5th February 2018
Podiatry – A Golden Ticket Career Here is the first in our series of blogs “What I did with my podiatry degree” Private practitioner Emma Price explains how she came to choose podiatry as a career and what she’s achieved since graduating. “If I’m honest I was never sure what it was I wanted to […]
24th January 2018
An adventurous way to promote podiatry… Some podiatrists go to great lengths to promote the fantastic profession of podiatry. Read on to see how one team of podiatrists found themselves doing exactly that at Everest Base Camp! At the end of 2017 a team of podiatrists made the incredible trek to Everest Base Camp to […]
16th November 2017
Building Bridges in Liverpool So here we are at the 2017 College of Podiatry annual conference and today we saw podiatrists and podiatry students descend on Liverpool in vast numbers! The ACC in Liverpool is a fantastic conference venue and there was certainly an energetic buzz about the place this morning. Students from the 13 […]