The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), NHS England and Public Health England (PHE) have confirmed that podiatrists are qualified to administer COVID-19 vaccinations.  See Podiatrists and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Vaccinations: what you need to know

The HCPC has published advice for registrants on how they can support the COVID-19 vaccination programme over the four countries of the UK. Read Vaccinations: what you need to know.

Register your interest in assisting with the COVID-19 vaccination programme

Letters to health ministers offering the profession's support

The College of Podiatry wrote to the Health Ministers and Cabinet Secretaries within each of the four UK Nations to highlight the suitability of podiatrists to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme. 

The letters also asked for clarity on whether all podiatrists, regardless of sector, will be prioritised to receive the vaccine at an early stage.

Download the letters below:

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