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Benefits

Benefits

We provide podiatry intelligence to all members to keep them abreast of the constant changes in the clinical effectiveness as well as in the law. 


Whatever sector of podiatry you work in, promoting yourself is important on a personal and business level. The Society has a range of resources designed specifically to help you:
- Career advice throughout your working life
- The private practice directory and free practices listing
- Practice accreditation
- Peer to peer networks
- Courses and conferences


Insurance Cover

Provision of services as a Podiatrist

- Medical malpractice insurance cover (£15,000,000)
- Public and Product liability insurance cover (£15,000,000)
- Full summary of cover available on request

Provision of services as a Podiatric Surgeon

- Medical malpractice insurance cover in UK only (£10,000,000) available for an additional fee – details available on application


SCP Rewards

Access to purchasing schemes and discounts on Podiatry related and other purchases.

As an SCP member, you can make fantastic savings on a diverse range of products and services, as well as regular special offers, all through AHP Rewards. If you are already a Member and have the online account please Login now  to access the SCP Rewards Scheme >>

Continuing Professional Development

    * Access to Fellowship programmes leading to advanced practice, including podiatric surgery
    * Access to courses run by both the Society and local branch networks
    * Access to Society learning materials
    * Access to annual national/international conferences
    * 50% discount on e-learning modules via the Society website


Professional support

    * Access to professional advice and assistance with professional matters
    * Advice on health and safety including decontamination of instruments, infection control and risk assessment
    * Clinical guidelines and other documentation e.g. waste disposal guidelines, minimum standards guidelines
    * Links with affiliated organisations and special interest groups


Business support

    * Advice to members on starting up and managing a private practice
    * Participation in the Society’s Practice Accreditation scheme
    * Advice on employment issues
    * Networking opportunities both locally and nationally. Opportunity for practice to be listed on the public website www.feetforlife.org


Full Trade Union support

    * Members have the benefit of belonging to an independent trade union
    * Legal advice and assistance
    * Formal representation at HPC and local and disciplinary hearings
    * National network of Accredited Staff Side Representatives and Health and Safety Representatives
    * Representation on NHS Staff Council and Pay Review Body


Other Benefits

    * Monthly issues of Podiatry Now, which frequently contains CPD inserts
    * Access to the SCP website, which contains latest news, information, online CPD, discussion forum.
    * Nationwide local branch network (40 branches)
    * Representation on national groups
    * Reduced membership price for the Society‘s Annual Conference, now the largest podiatry  conference and trade show in Europe. www.scpconference.com

Whatever sector of podiatry you work in, promoting yourself is important on a personal and business level. The Society has a range of resources designed specifically to help you:
- Career advice throughout your working life
- The private practice directory and free practices listing
- Practice accreditation
- Peer to peer networks
- Courses and conferences

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