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  • NHS Scotland Pay Ballot result The College of Podiatry today announced the result of its ballot of NHS members in Scotland on the three year pay offer recently made by the Scottish Government. 17 August 2018
  • New Podiatry Outreach Officer The College of Podiatry is delighted to welcome Rachel Middleton into the new role of part time Podiatry Outreach Officer which has been funded as part of the Strategic Interventions in Health Education Disciplines (SIHED) Programme by the Office for Students. The Podiatry Outreach Officer will join the SIHED team to design, develop and deliver a programme of outreach events and activities to inspire the next generation of podiatry students. 13 August 2018
  • NHS Wales pay ballot Due to circumstances beyond our control we have postponed the NHS Wales pay ballot to ensure that members in Wales have the full information available to them before they vote. 13 August 2018
  • The NHS staff council working in partnership Framework agreement on the proposed reform of Agenda for Change 21 March 2018 Revised for NHS Wales 2 July 2018 03 August 2018
  • Survey: How do podiatrists in the UK promote foot self-care and support positive behaviour change in patients with diabetes? This survey is being run by Chloe Egan, who is conducting this National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded Masters in Clinical Research at Coventry University. 31 July 2018
  • Welsh Government makes 3 year offer to NHS members The COP welcomes the pay offer from the Welsh Government and we will consult with our members in Wales over this deal. The COP has been involved throughout these negotiations and we are pleased to see some progress. Our members in Wales have suffered from pay freezes and pay restraint over the last 8 years and this will be seen as a step in the right direction. 25 July 2018
  • The College of Podiatry one name, one organisation Following a decisive vote in favour at the AGM on 30th June 2018, the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists has now been renamed the College of Podiatry. More than 85% of those who voted at the AGM did so in support of the proposal that the organisation be renamed. 24 July 2018
  • IT change over at The College of Podiatry We are moving over a new IT supplier today (16th July 2018) and we may have a few teething problems with our phones, email and with accessing our files over the next few working days. Please bear with us! 16 July 2018
  • Can you help shape our campaign to recruit the next generation? Can you spare five minutes to answer a few simple questions? The College of Podiatry is developing an England-wide student recruitment and awareness campaign to raise the profile of career opportunities in podiatry. Please take the time to fill in the survey, and encourage your colleagues to do the same. Every response helps. 10 July 2018
  • Annabelle Ewing MSP supports Foot Health Month in Fife Local MSP, Annabelle Ewing showed her support for local hard working NHS podiatrists last week when she visited Dalgety Bay Medical Centre to attend an event hosted there as part of Foot Health Month 2018. 05 July 2018
  • More than 85% vote for change of name to College of Podiatry More than 85% of those voting members who voted at the AGM (either in person or by proxy), voted to support Council's proposal that the name of our organisation is changed to the College of Podiatry. 04 July 2018
  • Foot Health Month 2018 competition winners For Foot Health Month 2018 we ran a competition among our members to decorate their practice with Foot Health Month materials, balloons and bunting, and then take a photo and send it to us, or post it on Twitter using the hashtag #FootHealthMonth2018. 02 July 2018
  • Professor Anne-Maree Keenan awarded OBE Professor Anne-Maree Keenan has recently been awarded an OBE in the recent Queen's Birthday Honour List for her services to podiatry. Anne-Maree holds a Chair in Applied Health Research at the University of Leeds and is the Assistant Director of the Leeds Biomedical Research Centre. She said, 'I am honoured to be nominated for this award'. 28 June 2018
  • The College of Podiatry welcomes Office for Students support for higher education in podiatry Two projects, designed to improve recruitment and retention of students to podiatry courses are being warmly welcomed by the College of Podiatry. 26 June 2018
  • Scottish Government makes three year offer to NHS members The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) welcomes the pay offer from the Scottish Government and we will consult with our members in Scotland over this deal. The SCP has been involved throughout these negotiations and we are pleased to see some progress. Our members in Scotland have suffered from pay freezes and pay restraint over the last 8 years and this will be seen as a step in the right direction. 25 June 2018
  • Volunteer podiatrists needed Volunteer Podiatrists can play a key role in improving the Ultra Challenge experience for thousands of people that have chosen to take on this major challenge, many in aid of charities and causes that are important to them. 21 June 2018
  • NHS England members vote to accept three year pay offer Members working in the NHS in England have been balloted on a new three year pay deal and the result was overwhelmingly in favour. 21 June 2018
  • Urgo Foundation Award videos Two new films made by the College in association with Dr Martin Fox, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist for Manchester Leg Circulation Service, and funded through the Urgo Foundation diabetic foot ulcer award are now available to view on YouTube. The films show the role of podiatry in the care of patients with diabetes and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). 21 June 2018
  • HEE launches clearing campaign to attract a new generation of podiatrists On 23rd May 2018 Health Education England (HEE) launches a new marketing campaign to encourage more young people to consider a career in the Allied Health Professions. The campaign will include targeted marketing activity to promote podiatry as a great career option. 21 June 2018
  • 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
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