Stepping forward together

We work with stakeholders in all four nations of the UK to improve services for podiatry. We understand that health and policy are delivered differently in each nation, we therefore tailor our services to be as effective as possible.



We ensure that podiatry is high on the political agenda, through influencing Ministers, government arm's length bodies and policymakers. Raising the profile of podiatry is a priority for the College.

Learn more about our campaigning



Responding to consultations and involving a variety of members in the process when they impact on podiatry, podiatrists and the wider health ecosystem. Including clinical, regulatory matters and areas of public policy.

View our latest consultations



We can work to raise awareness and aspirations towards a career in podiatry. We can provide you with guidance and resources to help support you in your career. Inspiring tomorrow's podiatrists for shaping the future of podiatry.

Careers in podiatry

How you can join our community

Working to promote high standards of professional practice to ensure that the public has confidence in the podiatry profession. Setting a positive tone and culture, seeking assurance over the way in which the organisation is run.


Branches listen to and represent your interests within the College. With a great source of support and learning in your local area. A network to other members and a place where you can share ideas, support and encouragement.

Join a branch



The Council is the Royal College of Podiatry's Board of Directors and is its strategic body. It has 14 members elected by the Voting Members of the College. Council meets several times a year.

Learn more about Council


Clinical Senate/Committee TBC

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Learn more about the Clinical Senate/TBC

Forthcoming conferences and events

Find out about the Royal College of Podiatry's forthcoming events here.

Faculty of Podiatric Surgery Conference 2022

16-18 March 2022

The 2022 Faculty of Podiatric Surgery Conference will be held in Daventry. The final programme for this conference has now been finalised. 

Register your attendance here

View the programme


Royal College of Podiatry Awards 2022

Call for nominations
The Royal College of Podiatry has relaunched its awards programme for 2022.  

Visit the Awards page to find out more.

The nominations period closed on 4 October 2021.


Annual Conference 2022

7-9 July 2022
Save the date! We will be returning to the ACC Liverpool for our 2022 Annual Conference. We look forward to seeing you there.

Visit our Annual Conference 2022 page

Guidance for your future in podiatry

The Royal College of Podiatry regularly publishes reports on the developments within the profession, with a number of free resources to promote and provide guidance to the public to help you shape the future of podiatry.



The College regularly produces reports to develop the profession – whether that is the Careers framework as a tool for all clinicians to progress in their career, to the landmark Saks report. Each report is meant to give new information and pave a way for progress.


Research and audit

Research improves patient care and outcomes. Members have access to PASCOM. PASCOM-10 web-based audit system allowing you to collect CPD evidence. It can be used in a variety of healthcare environments.

Resources and audit



In the changing healthcare landscape, the role of the podiatrist as a leader is ever more important. This work aims to provide you with support for leadership development through courses, events, conferences, CPD and e-learning.

Learn more about leadership


Online document library

Search our online document library with documents filtered by title, author, category and tags to assist you in finding resources quickly relating to a wide range of learning resources, updates and guidance.

Search our document library



Download our resources which you can use at careers events, for talks in schools, or for a display in your waiting room. With information for the public, covering common foot problems, what is podiatric surgery and hints and tips.

Free resources


CHoPM and podiatry archive

The Centre for the History of Podiatric Medicine (CHoPM) collects and preserves records documenting the history of chiropody and podiatry. For use by members, students, academic research community and the public.

Learn more about CHoPM

Step towards a better future

From working to ensure that you are respected and valued as a member to the impact we have as an organisation and profession on the environment. Providing guidance on improving sustainability by informing our members and beyond for steps towards a better future.

Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI)

Developing strategy and drive to demonstrate the College's commitment to providing an environment free from discrimination, bullying, harassment or victimisation, where all members are respected and valued.

Equality, diversity and inclusion



The Royal College of Podiatry's dedicated network for podiatrists intererested in the practice and promotion of more environmentally sustainable healthcare. With regularly updated resources and discussions.

Learn more about Podiatry Susnet


Press releases

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Latest press releases