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Press Releases

  • Trial results promising for new wound care treatmentA recent report, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, carries results which suggest a significant therapeutic advance for diabetic foot ulcer patients, as well as for health professionals dealing with the condition. 29 March 2018
  • NHS pay developmentsNHS pay developments 21 March 2018
  • The NHS Clinical Evaluation Team: how you can get involvedThe NHS Clinical Evaluation Team: how you can get involved 20 March 2018
  • College of Podiatry Clinical Director appointed Visiting Professor at BCUDr Paul Chadwick, has been appointed Visiting Professor in Tissue Viability at Birmingham City University (BCU). 19 February 2018
  • Degree Apprenticeship standard for Podiatry approvedThe Degree Apprenticeship Standard for podiatry has been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships. The standard, which can be accessed via the link provided acts as an overview curriculum to guide employers and education providers in structuring the training and education of their apprentices 20 March 2018
  • Podiatrists sought for HEE film project researchHealth Education England (HEE) is looking for allied health professionals, with experience of working with people with learning disabilities, to take part in some research required in the making of a short film. 05 March 2018
  • Review of controlled drugs listThe College of Podiatry is participating in a project, being led by NHS England, looking to make amendments to the list of controlled drugs podiatrist prescribers can prescribe 22 February 2018
  • Take part in Foot Health Month 2018Take part in Foot Health Month 2018 20 February 2018
  • College of Podiatry to take key role in new HEFCE programme to promote small specialist allied health disciplinesHEFCE has awarded The College of Podiatry a significant grant to develop, deliver and manage key workstreams of the new programme including the development and delivery of a national communications and marketing campaign and the coordination of an outreach network. 19 January 2018
  • Podiatrists advise extra care in winter weatherThe College of Podiatry is urging older people, and others at risk of falls, to take extra care and wear suitable footwear as the Met Office warns of icy conditions between Christmas and New Year. 05 January 2018
  • Health providers 'ignoring NICE Guidance' says College of PodiatryPatients are missing out on vital care from specialist podiatry services that could significantly improve long term health outcomes and enhance their lives, because commissioners and policy makers are ignoring guidance set out by healthcare advisory body NICE, a new report released today (Thursday 14 December) by the College of Podiatry reveals. 14 December 2017
  • Leading foot health experts call for an end to avoidable amputationsWe are supporting healthcare commissioners in prioritising diabetic foot care to help end avoidable amputations that can have a devastating impact on the lives of patients and their families and cost the NHS millions. We have produced an online resource to assist CCGs in commissioning improved services for diabetic foot disease. Read more.... 29 November 2017
  • A quarter of children wear wrong size shoesA staggering 29 per cent of British children could be wearing shoes which are completely the wrong size, according to new research. 23 June 2017
  • How to keep your feet looking and feeling goodIssues with your feet often start from a young age and can be exacerbated over time, so to keep your feet looking and feeling good this summer and beyond, The College of Podiatry has the following advice 25 May 2017
  • Feet for Life 2017 - Babies & childrenThis June is Feet for Life month, and The College of Podiatry wants to promote the importance of caring for your child's feet from their very first steps, to their last day of school. 25 May 2017
  • The College of Podiatry's Top Tips for Marathon RunnersThe College of Podiatry's Top Tips for Marathon Runners, from lead London Marathon Podiatrist, Matthew Fitzpatrick 19 April 2017
  • HRH The Duchess of Cornwall discovers the many facets of podiatryHRH The Duchess of Cornwall learnt all about the different specialist areas of podiatry in a visit hosted by the College of Podiatry. On Thursday 8 September, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (RLHIM) in her role as the Patron of the College of Podiatry. 09 September 2016
  • Feet FactsHow much do you know about one of the hardest working parts of the body? June is Feet for Life Month when The College of Podiatry encourages everyone to take their feet out of winter hibernation and pay them some loving attention. 01 June 2015
  • Fit FeetThe Olympics will inspire many people to get their trainers on and get active. Without doubt exercise offers many benefits but it's crucial to make sure you are looking after your feet. Olympians require 'Fit Feet', so as part of its annual Feet for Life Month in June, The College of Podiatry is raising awareness of the importance of good foot care when taking part in sports. 11 May 2016
  • Ballet Pumps56% of women favour ballet pumps over other shoes 20% of women believe they are better for their feet than high heels 42% will cope with foot discomfort including wet feet caused by their ballet pumps 11 November 2015
  • Summer FeetSummer's coming time to let your feet shine After months of being snuggled inside furry boots and cosseted in thick socks, it's time to take a peek at your feet and give them a makeover for summer. The College of Podiatry's annual Feet for Life Month in June is the perfect time to give your tootsies some care for this season's outing. Here's our A-Z of looking after your feet: 01 June 2015