Podiatry…what’s it all about?
Podiatry is a brilliant career if you love science, biology, chemistry or medicine.
Especially if you are:
- A team player
- Keen to help others
Podiatrists specialise in the lower limb, taking the patient through the whole journey, including prevention, diagnosis and resolution.
What does a podiatrist do?
‘A Podiatrist’s primary aim is to improve the mobility, independence and quality of life for their patients. Imagine how amazing that feels!’
They are autonomous healthcare professionals who deliver preventative, palliative, biomechanical, pharmacological and surgical interventions for lower limb problems. They work alone or are part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
20th January 2016
If you are looking to work in healthcare but are not completely set on an area of clinical practice, then I would urge you to consider podiatry. Holding a podiatry degree certificate is a bit like having a golden career ticket. It can open the door to working in many different roles in a huge range […]
18th December 2015
Supporting the Homeless at Christmas Every year at Christmas, Crisis the UK’s national charity for single homeless people, organize regional drop-in events, under the banner Crisis at Christmas, to welcome and support homeless people. Their aim through Crisis at Christmas, is to provide companionship and support to tackle loneliness and isolation at this special time of […]
4th December 2015
Guest Blogger: Podiatry student and Blogger Louise tells us why she chose to study podiatry… Before enrolling on a degree course in Podiatry, I had always worked in a healthcare setting. I spent 9 years as a pharmacy dispenser/technician and a brief period as a dental nurse. I wanted a career which enabled me to […]
20th November 2015
Every year there is a huge gathering of podiatrists, podiatry students and trade exhibitors at the College of Podiatry annual conference. The conference brings people together from all over the UK and further afield to refresh their skills and knowledge, learn about new research and clinical skills, meet up with old friends and generally have […]
4th November 2015
Walk This Way: an evening showcasing forensic podiatry with crime novelist Peter James, forensic podiatrist and Dean of Podiatric Surgery Haydn Kelly and Plymouth University On the evening of Tuesday 20th October 2015 unusual events took place at Plymouth University…read on to find out what! Plymouth University, in partnership with the Plymouth International Book Festival […]
23rd September 2015
Here are our Top Tips for Writing a Podiatry Personal Statement
17th September 2015
So You Want to Study Podiatry? Great so you’ve decided you want to study Podiatry and be a Podiatrist, the next thing to work out is where do you want to study. All Podiatry courses in the UK are accredited, which means wherever you study the same content will be covered. So with all things being […]
17th September 2015
Keep to the deadlines set out by UCAS. Find out as much as you can about Podiatry to be sure you are making the right career choice. Spend time with an HPC registered Podiatrist if you can before completing your application. It may not be possible to work shadow a Podiatrist but you can at […]