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College of Podiatry Response to

College of Podiatry Response to Funding Announcement

The Department for Health and Social Care has today announced that funding of at least £5,000 a year will be made available to students studying podiatry in England from September 2020 without the need to pay it back.

The extra funding will also be made available for those studying nursing and other allied health professions.

This comes ahead of the deadline for UCAS university applications on 15 January 2020.

CEO of the College of Podiatry Steve Jamieson said: ‘The College of Podiatry welcomes this announcement and the opportunities this will offer to encourage a greater number of people to consider a career in podiatry. As a vital profession to the health of the nation leading on lower limb care, podiatry is a fantastic option for those looking for a varied and fulfilling career’.

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