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  • Response to Government's increase in NHS funding Responding to the Government's announcement of increased funding for the NHS, the College of Podiatry CEO Steve Jamieson said, 'We of course welcome any increase in funding for the NHS; however we are concerned that following 8 years of austerity which has affected the NHS workforce and staff morale, the proposed extra resources by 2023/24, may be insufficient to cope with the ever increasing numbers of patients with complications from long term conditions. 18 June 2018
  • Society statement on outcome of Pimlico Plumbing case Members may have seen press reports on the outcome of a legal case where the Supreme Court made a ruling on the status of a self-employed contractor. The Supreme Court made a ruling that, in fact, he was not a contractor but a worker. As a worker he was therefore entitled to holiday pay etc. but also his tax position would change from being self-employed. 14 June 2018
  • NHS in Scotland pay update The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) - the leading professional body for podiatrists - today welcomed the proposed improvements to NHS pay and conditions for NHS staff in Scotland covered by the Agenda for Change (AfC) Agreement. 11 June 2018
  • Ending the silence let's make more noise about foot health! It's Foot Health Month this June and College of Podiatry Chief Executive Steve Jamieson shares our plans for the month and his thoughts on the results of a new survey commissioned to explore the UK's foot health. 11 June 2018
  • NHS England pay update members have their say We are pleased to announce the results of our ballot, of members working for the NHS in England, on NHS pay. Of those voting 91% voted to accept the offer and 9% voted to reject. 08 June 2018
  • Vacancy with the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (BAPO) BAPO are now recruiting for the role of Outreach Officer for Prosthetics and Orthotics as part of the Strategic Interventions in Health Education Disciplines (SIHED) programme which the College of Podiatry are leading on. Read more. 01 June 2018
  • Equality, diversity & Inclusion working group As an organisation we are committed to providing a community where all members are respected and valued. To help us with this we are looking for members who would be interested in volunteering to be part of a short life working group to develop the organisations Equality, diversity & Inclusion strategy. 22 May 2018
  • The College of Podiatry's recommendations to APPG on Diabetes Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Lawrence Ambrose, spoke to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Diabetes about the need for standardisation of diabetic foot. Read our recommendations. 18 May 2018
  • NHS Pay Update Voting is well under way in the ballot on NHS Pay in England for 2018. If you are eligible to vote you should have either received an email with voting instructions or a postal ballot. Find out more. 15 May 2018
  • College of Podiatry to leave the International Federation of Podiatrists College of Podiatry to leave the International Federation of Podiatrists. Council made the decision to leave International Federation of Podiatrists (FIP-IFP) as they felt our membership in general were not gaining any benefits from it. We will be looking at more ways to support our members more effectively, both nationally and internationally. 15 May 2018
  • Vacancy for Outreach Officer The post holder will play a key role in raising the profile of the profession and supporting university recruitment activities through stakeholder communications, school and college liaison and partnership development. You will work in parallel with Outreach Officers for other Allied Health disciplines and contribute to meeting the wider objectives of the SIHED programme to increase awareness of and stimulate demand for those health disciplines/professions in scope. 09 May 2018
  • The College of Podiatry joins leading health organisations in letter to Education Secretary The College of Podiatry was one of nine leading health membership organisations, including the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Midwives, who signed an open letter to Education Secretary Damian Hinds, urging him to intervene to ensure students at 20 universities affected by student loan overpayments would receive the loans they had budgeted for next term. 25 April 2018
  • NHS England Pay latest news At its most recent meeting your Council agreed to a ballot of members on the offer and also agreed to recommend that the offer be accepted. 19 April 2018
  • Are you passionate about leading change in musculoskeletal care? Arthritis Research UK are delighted to announce the launch of the MSK Champions programme; a prestigious leadership development opportunity. Together with Ashridge Executive Education, they have created a bespoke leadership initiative, which will support you through a unique development programme to become a Champion of musculoskeletal care. 12 April 2018
  • NHS Pay: What's happening next? Members will be aware that a pay offer has been made to NHS Staff in England and you may be wondering what the next steps are. 05 April 2018
  • NHS pay negotiations update An update on today's NHS pay agreement proposal 21 March 2018
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey This year's health and safety theme is 'Go Home Healthy'. Everyone should go home healthy from work but unfortunately each year twelve thousand workers die from lung disease, nine million working days are lost each year because of musculoskeletal disorders and over twelve million working days were lost last year because of stress. 20 March 2018
  • TUC Women's Conference 2018 TUC Women's conference started today, until 9 March, taking place at Congress House, London. The Society has two Union Reps, Leigh Holloway and Barbara Ledger, attending and putting forward our motion. 07 March 2018
  • CEO Steve Jamieson's update on NHS pay discussions In the November budget of 2017, the Chancellor reconfirmed his intention to bring an end to the 1% pay cap. Since then we have been working in partnership with other NHS unions in negotiating with the government to secure the best possible deal for all our public sector members. 07 March 2018
  • Fellowship of the College of Podiatry in Podiatric Medicine We welcome applications from members who have made a distinguished, significant and sustained contribution to the field of podiatric medicine, to apply to the College of Podiatry for Fellowship status (recognised by post nominal letters 'FCPM'). Find out how to apply. 20 February 2018
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