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Degree apprenticeship in podiatry

From an apprenticeship in dental nursing to a degree apprenticeship in podiatry “My name is Shona Wesley, I am 19 years old and studying podiatry at the University of Huddersfield through the new degree apprenticeship programme with East Lancashire Hospitals Trust. When I first left school, I wasn’t fully sure what career path I was […]

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Apprenticeship route: A new way to study podiatry

Up until last year the only way to study podiatry was to go to university and study a BSc (Hons) or pre-registration MSc degree (click here for further information).  Because of the Governments’ enthusiasm for apprenticeships we have an opportunity to offer an additional route of study. This is a great for those who need […]

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Shadowing fuelled my ambition to be a podiatrist

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 […]

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From Shoulder Pads to a Successful City Centre Clinic

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

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

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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Podiatry Students Descend on Liverpool!

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?

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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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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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