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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:

  • Caring
  • Compassionate
  • A team player
  • Understanding
  • Keen to help others
  • Analytical

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

Qualifying as a Podiatrist

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From Shoulder Pads to a Successful City Centre Clinic

Louise Reaney portrait

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. […]

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Diabetes, Dominica and Diving!

Anna and the Priamary Care team

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 […]

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I was a patient – now I’m a podiatrist!

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 […]

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Sports Studies…Personal Training…Podiatry

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 […]

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“What I did with my Golden Ticket”

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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 […]

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Going to the Roof of the World to Promote Podiatry

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 […]

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Podiatry Students Descend on Liverpool!

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 […]

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You’ve Passed Biology – Now What?

You've passed biology - Clearing 2017 Podiatry

19th August 2017

FANTASTIC – You’ve passed your Biology exams CONGRATULATIONS ! ! ! BUT what are you going to do with your new biology qualification? Stuck & not sure what’s next for you? Then take this quick quiz DO YOU WANT TO – Build on your biology knowledge and use it in a practical way?    YES […]

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Clearing 2017 – Have you thought about Podiatry?

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11th August 2017

Podiatry – What Exactly is Podiatry ?? If you’ve never heard of podiatry, or maybe you have and just don’t realise how amazing it is,  you need to find out more!   There are still places available through clearing 2017 on podiatry courses, so be quick and you might just be one of the lucky ones […]

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Cardiff – The place I chose to #studypodiatry

Natalie and her pod squad off for a coffee

4th August 2017

Cardiff Student Natalie Pitman tells us what she loves about Cardiff and studying podiatry Canton, West Cardiff is now my home. From my front door to Llandaff campus is around a 20 minute walk, or I can get the number 1 bus if the Welsh weather is particularly ghastly! I tend to walk as I […]

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