HEE Standards for the foot health workforce

Health Education England has published its Foot Health Standards. The new standards, which apply to England only, aim to bring about consistency of educational and clinical standards for the foot health support workforce providing NHS services.

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Forthcoming events

All members are invited to book and participate in the College's upcoming events:
This year's College of Podiatry Annual General Meetings Day will be held online on Saturday 26 June 2021. Find out more
The College's Summer Festival of Learning will be held online over two days, Wednesday 23 and Saturday 26 June.  Find out more.
The College's Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held at the ACC Liverpool from 18-20 November 2021. Find out more.

Improving Diabetic Foot Care: A Guide for Commissioners

This website is aimed at commissioners in the NHS in England. It will provide information on your local services and on how you can transform lives and reduce NHS costs through improved diabetic foot care.

Trade Union

We are the only specialised TUC-affiliated union representing chiropodists and podiatrists in the UK.

Wherever you work as a Podiatrist we are there to give you advice and support on Employment issues. Whether you are an employer, an employee, an apprentice or on a contract – we can give you advice and support’

Thinking of a becoming a Podiatrist?

Whether you are straight from school or coming to podiatry as a second career your time at university will be a challenging but exciting journey towards an ever changing profession.

The Degree

There are 15 universities in the UK and Republic of Ireland offering a a variety of training routes to a degree in Podiatry / Podiatric Medicine in the UK and Ireland.

Career Options

There are so many choices of career paths to follow when you have qualified. Working in the NHS, private practice, academia, surgery, sports and paediatrics are just a few examples to begin with.

How Much Can I Earn?

Earn from £24,214 up to £103,860 in the NHS
Earn from £20,000 to around £1,000,000 running your own successful business


New funding has been announced by the Government for students in England from September 2020. 
Find our more on our funding page

Media Centre

Here you can find the College of Podiatry’s latest press releases and media statements, as well as contact details for the national, country and regional media teams.