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Sports Studies…Personal Training…Podiatry

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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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

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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Clearing 2017 – Have you thought about Podiatry?

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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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Career change… From Accountancy to Health!

Kate Donegan in clinic

Kate, a graduate from Cardiff tells us how she changed from a career in accountancy to a career in podiatry! After leaving school, I went to Newport University and undertook an Accountancy degree,  not really what I wanted to do but seemed a good career choice at the time!  After finishing the degree I started […]

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Physiotherapy or Podiatry? A tale of two graduates…

Matt Rothwell in Clinic

Graduates Stella Meadows and Stephanie Speight tell us how they both wanted to be physiotherapists but ended up studying podiatry at The University of Huddersfield. Stella’s story “I had originally applied to Huddersfield for the Physiotherapy degree, I was asked to join an open day for Podiatry, having no clue whatsoever what podiatry was all […]

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I went through clearing to get my podiatry degree

Ruby at her graduation

Ruby Yates, UEL podiatry graduate, tells us how she went through UCAS clearing to get her place to study podiatry and what she’s up to now. I had been travelling and working in Greece when I decided I wanted to return to study.  After researching medical courses, I had my heart set on Podiatry, due […]

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Final Year – We made it! Now to a fantastic career ahead!

Final year students

Two final year podiatry students from the University of East London reflect on their time at university. Jay says studying podiatry has been one of the best decisions she has made and is eager to start her career as a podiatrist. ‘’Having just finished my final year at UEL studying Podiatry I can safely say it […]

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Where is the profession going, and what are podiatry’s USPs?

Quo Vadis? by Alex Catto. At least there is no threat of a robot taking over your job. You can always tell when things are going badly with the economy. Forget the hopeful blandishments of the politicians…..the real trouble signs are when patients start to ask you if podiatry is a good profession to recommend […]

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Why I chose to #StudyPodiatry… at QMU

Dale Ross (Graduate from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2015) When I left school, I worked in the local pharmacy while I contemplated a few different options. I knew I wanted a “hands-on” job in healthcare, but I couldn’t quite put my finger on what I wanted to do. A “lucky” foot injury introduced me to […]

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