Membership renewal 2022

Have you renewed your membership for 2022? Membership of the Royal College of Podiatry supports you professionally and provides you with bespoke malpractice insurance, trade union services, CPD, discounts and benefits.

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Information about good foot health

Information for the public, covering common foot problems, what is Podiatric Surgery and hints and tips for walking.

Improving Diabetic Foot Care: A Guide for Commissioners

This website is aimed at commissioners in the NHS in England. It will provide information on your local services and on how you can transform lives and reduce NHS costs through improved diabetic foot care.

Trade Union

We are the only specialised TUC-affiliated union representing chiropodists and podiatrists in the UK.

Wherever you work as a podiatrist we are there to give you advice and support on employment issues. Whether you are an employer, an employee, an apprentice or on a contract – we can give you advice and support

Thinking of a becoming a Podiatrist?

Whether you are straight from school or coming to podiatry as a second career your time at university will be a challenging but exciting journey towards an ever changing profession.

The Degree

There are 15 universities in the UK and Republic of Ireland offering a a variety of training routes to a degree in Podiatry / Podiatric Medicine in the UK and Ireland.

Career Options

There are so many choices of career paths to follow when you have qualified. Working in the NHS, private practice, academia, surgery, sports and paediatrics are just a few examples to begin with.

How Much Can I Earn?

Earn from £24,214 up to £103,860 in the NHS
Earn from £20,000 to around £1,000,000 running your own successful business


New funding has been announced by the Government for students in England from September 2020. 
Find our more on our funding page