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  • My podiatrist got me to the start line - the rest is up to me! With the 2019 London Marathon taking place on Sunday 28 April, we hear a story from a keen runner who needed support from his podiatrist to complete his race preparations. 23 April 2019
  • Council elections 2019 results Council elections 2019 results 16 April 2019
  • Celebrating podiatry's role in primary care As we move into week 3 of Foot Health month we are celebrating podiatry's role in primary care 12 April 2019
  • Updated Nail Surgery Guidelines The nail surgery guidelines have been updated to offer best practice guidelines, using an evidence led, safe practice approach wherever possible and clinical consensus agreement where there is poor or no evidence. It is designed to support the profession in improving nail surgery standards and reducing inappropriate variations in practice whilst promoting the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based care. The document has been collated following careful consideration of the available evidence, professional 10 April 2019
  • HCPC seeks to appoint three registrant members of Council HCPC seeks to appoint three registrant members of Council 09 April 2019
  • Our response to Public Health England figures on lower limb amputation Figures released by Public Health England show increasing rates of lower limb amputations in England. We welcome the work of PHE, NHS England and Diabetes UK in publicising this information, which points to a growing epidemic of lower limb amputation. 03 April 2019
  • Welcome to Foot Health month 2019 from CEO College of Podiatry CEO Steve Jamieson welcomes the start of Foot Health month 2019. Here, he highlights the results of a survey carried out on the nation's shoe buying habits, and why podiatry is so important for people's foot health 29 March 2019
  • College of Podiatry joins other public sector unions in defending Isle of Man Pensions We are writing on behalf of thousands of our members, about the public sector pension legacy funding update and the related motion and potential amendments that will be debated by Tynwald next week. We have taken the unusual step of writing to you jointly because of the huge importance of this issue for the future of our members and their families, for the public finances of the Isle of Man and for industrial relations on the island. 20 March 2019
  • Private Practice Networks The recent revision of the College Committee Structure has replaced the Committee for Private Practice with the Independent Practice Group (IPG). At the inaugural meeting of the IPG we made a commitment to undertake a scoping exercise into the present PPN provision with a view to extending this to encompass all areas. Read more. 08 March 2019
  • Vacancy for Podiatry Project Officer Are you a qualified podiatrist seeking a new challenge? The College of Podiatry is looking for a Project Officer for a new part-time, fixed-contract role. The post-holder will work closely with the Head of Education and the Clinical Leadership & Education Directorate and senior stakeholders across the profession on a range of key projects that will benefit the profession. 04 March 2019
  • NHS Staff Survey sees a worrying decline in staff health and wellbeing The results of the 2018 NHS Staff Survey have been published and although not surprising the results are deeply worrying. The survey provides the most in depth insight into the concerns and experiences of the NHS workforce. 01 March 2019
  • Ministerial statement regarding Medicines & Medical Products Supply post-Brexit Message from the NHS Social Partnership Forum and DHSC for all members regarding Medicines and Medical Products Supply as we exit the EU. Read more. 28 February 2019
  • Launch of Membership App Members can now download the brand new College of Podiatry Membership app from the Apple and Android app stores. 28 February 2019
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) from a podiatric perspective Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) covers a group of rare genetic disorders that affect motor and sensory peripheral nerves. Podiatrists may often see patients with CMT and are ideally placed to manage this condition. This video provides information on CMT and how to manage it from a podiatry perspective. 28 February 2019
  • Demand for urgent action to tackle declining numbers of podiatry students The Council of Deans of Health (CoDH) and the College of Podiatry (CoP) have called for urgent action to tackle declining numbers of podiatry students. This follows a joint meeting of representatives from across the profession, universities and the CoDH on the 12th of February. Please see full press release here. 20 February 2019
  • HCPC plan increase to registrant fees by 18% The College of Podiatry, along with the other health unions have opposed this increase from the start. This has not yet come in to place and we must oppose it. 15 February 2019
  • 2016 Valuation of the NHS Pension Scheme We would like to draw your attention to this Ministerial statement which was issued on Wednesday 30th of January 2019. The findings of the Court of Appeal will have a big impact on our members in two ways. 04 February 2019
  • Foot Health Month 2019 Our Foot Health Month campaign for 2019 will focusing on good food health, and raising the public's awareness and understanding of podiatry. Find out more. 30 January 2019
  • College of Podiatry gains seat on TUC Women's Committee The TUC's women's committee is one of its most important constituents and we are delighted that Katie Collins has successfully come through an election process and that, from March, the College of Podiatry will have a representative on this committee. 24 January 2019
  • Call for Nominations to the Independent Practice Group 2019 This is a call for nominations from private/independent practitioners in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to fill corresponding seats on the new Independent Practice Group. There is 1 seat available for each country. 24 January 2019
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