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  • Take part in Foot Health Month 2018 June is our annual awareness campaign month again, and we want podiatrists from across the UK to take part and make this year's campaign the best ever. 20 February 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
  • HeartUnions 2018 Week This week is HeartUnions 2018 week which is aimed at showing that unions are vital to offering everyone a voice at work. 12 February 2018
  • Diabetes UK is looking for podiatrists to become Clinical Champions Diabetes UK is looking for podiatrists to take part in its Clinical Champions programme and lead improvements in diabetes care. The initiative was launched to address the significant variation in patient care and treatment for people living with diabetes in the UK. 09 February 2018
  • Paul Chadwick appointed Visiting Professor at BCU College Clinical Director has been appointed Visiting Professor in Tissue Viability at Birmingham City University. 07 February 2018
  • Improving Patient Consent Records Stewart Duffy from legal firm Radcliffes LeBrasseur highlights the importance of appropriately recorded informed consent and to encourage members to review the new Standard on consent and their own practice in light of it. 05 February 2018
  • College of Podiatry to take key role in new HEFCE programme to promote small specialist allied health disciplines HEFCE 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
  • The dawn of a year of opportunities message from the CEO 'As we start a new year, I think we should see 2018 as a year of opportunity a chance to start to resolve the challenges we face in podiatry including workforce, clinical leadership and ensuring greater membership involvement in the Society and College of Podiatry.' 19 January 2018
  • Call for Member Resolutions for AGM 2018 The Society invites members to submit Resolutions to be considered at the 2018 Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Saturday 30 June 2018. 18 January 2018
  • Society publishes new guidelines on liquid nitrogen use This guidance is intended to provide information on the hazards and risks associated with the use of liquid nitrogen and the control measures which can be used. 15 January 2018
  • Society joins call for more funds for the NHS An open letter from a number of trade unions, including the Society, appeared in the Daily Mirror today, 15 January 2018, calling for help for the NHS to deal with the winter crisis. 15 January 2018
  • Statement about the union's annual return Statement to members issued in connection with the union's annual return for period ended 31st December 2016 as required by section 32a of Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992. 04 January 2018
  • NHS Pay Survey Results We recently asked members in the NHS to help us prepare our evidence for the 'NHS Pay Review Body' by completing a survey on their views on NHS pay. We received over 1600 responses, one of our largest ever. 04 January 2018
  • Podiatry: Driving Value, Improving Outcomes Report The vital role of podiatry in keeping our population active saving lives and saving limbs 14 December 2017
  • NHS Pay 2018 update The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has written to the NHS pay review body with his guidance on the next review of NHS pay. 11 December 2017
  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming in May 2018 Under the General Data Protection Regulations which come in in May 2018 podiatrists will need to map any personal data which they may gather, store and process as part of their practice. To aid podiatrists in doing this the following simple outline of the steps which may be typical of patient's journey and the related occasions on which personal data may be processed has been produced. 06 December 2017
  • Updated Standards for Clinical Podiatric Practice The Professional and Private Practice Officers and the Professional Practice Committee have updated the Standards for Clinical Podiatric Practice. There are 14 Standards in total that have been revamped. 06 December 2017
  • How will the 2017 budget affect you? Whilst we appreciate the small increase in the personal allowance there is little in this budget that meets the aspirations of our members. Overall, we believe this was a missed opportunity to help those in the public sector and in small business. 24 November 2017
  • Small Claims Guide Following member's requests the Society and their solicitors Thompsons, has produced a guidance document to assist those members who find it necessary to sue a client/patient or contractor for non-payment. The small claims procedure is designed to enable an individual to pursue a claim without the assistance (and costs) of a solicitor. 05 December 2017
  • New guidance to tackle maternity discrimination at work The conciliation service Acas said it received more than 14,000 calls last year on pregnancy and maternity discrimination and as a result has today issue new guidelines for employers 04 December 2017
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