What we do

The Royal College of Podiatry (RCPod) endeavours to become the bridge connecting podiatrists, patients, and industry partners alike. Whether it’s through advertising, sponsorship, research collaboration, endorsement, or new product development, we offer a range of opportunities to match any budget and help you reach your corporate objectives.

Recognising that we can do more together than we can do alone, work with us to build a bright future for podiatric care.

Contact us

Email partnerships@rcpod.org.uk to start the conversation today.

Our partners

Some of the RCPod's commercial partners are shown below:
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HOKA was born out of the unwavering belief it was possible to create a shoe that let people fly down mountains.

Today, we make gear for pro runners and first milers, ultra-marathoners and mountain roamers, neighborhood walkers and wild trail runners, that lets moving go beyond performance.

Find out more about HOKA here

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Cliniko is practice management software for people who care. Trusted by tens of thousands of practitioners in the UK and across the world, are proud to be professionally approved by the Royal College of Podiatry.

Find out more at cliniko.com



This endorsement is a huge milestone for SOCKSHOP and the IOMI Footnurse® range which endeavours to help manage symptoms of diabetes while raising awareness of the healthcare benefits of these specialised socks. Feel good from the feet up!

Find out more about the IOMI Footnurse® range here.


Melanoma and skin cancer early detection (MASCED)

We also work with charities to educate our members. The MASCED PRO on-line training programme has been developed by skin cancer charity, Skcin, to provide medical and healthcare practitioners with a tool to develop their knowledge of the early signs of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.
Find out more about the MASCED PRO online training programme


ShoeFit provides footwear for healthier limbs, comfort, and style. It guides customers  towards choosing the appropriate footwear in the correct size, in styles that meet your needs. ShoeFit is working with the Royal College of Podiatry in order to connect patients with an accredited podiatrist, where necessary.

Find out more here

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Clarks has partnered with the Royal College of Podiatry to encourage new parents, embarking on their First Shoes experience, to seek the advice of a podiatrist if they are concerned about their child's mobility. Podiatrists can advise on a child's gait, walking pattern and physical development.

Find out more about on the Clark's website
and their Kids FAQs page

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Clover provides a card processing solution for all types of clinics. From static terminals to mobile solutions for domiciliary work, Clover's team of experts are on hand to advise you. 

Clover provides the latest payment technologies to RCPod members.

Find out more here

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TWD Accountants

TWD Accountants are the UK’s leading provider of fixed fee accountancy services.  Their services are easy to use and come with a free helpline to answer your  questions.

Find out more here

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Grahame Gardner

Grahame Gardner supplies uniforms to many different organisations and professions. Their garments are designed for comfort as well as being tailored to convey a professional image.

Find out more here

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Well Heeled

Well Heeled is a small, independent, specialist sock business with a professional background in health and social care. Developer and supplier of the ShapedUp® Diabetic and Comfort socks range, Well Heeled truly does care about individual health and well-being.

Find out more about the Well Heeled Diabetic sock range

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Biocomposites is an international medical device company that engineers, manufactures and markets world-leading products for use in infection management in bone and soft tissue.

Its products target a broad spectrum of infection risks across a variety of specialities, including musculoskeletal infection, orthopaedics, trauma, spine, foot and ankle and podiatry

Find out more here
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Thermetrix is the manufacturer of the Podium Thermal Foot Monitor. 

Our Podium device is able to detect the early warning signs of diabetic foot ulcers and our new software makes light work of diabetic foot assessments and referrals.

Our company mission is to Scan Feet, Save Limbs & Save Lives.

Find out more here

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Gait and Motion Technology

Gait and Motion Technology offer cutting-edge biomechanics solutions for private healthcare, education, research, the NHS and in elite sports throughout the UK, Ireland and UAE. With over 30 years of experience working alongside our partners Materialise Motion, BTS Bioengineering and Meloq, we offer the most comprehensive human measurement technology portfolio available today, complimented by a unique technical and clinical support service. Our technical consultants and clinical team strive to ensure that we provide accurate, reliable scientific data that allows the correct decisions to be made to optimise clinical outcomes and performance.

Find out more

Find out more

Contact partnerships@rcpod.org.uk for further information about partnering with the Royal College of Podiatry.

Some ways we work with partners

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CPD events

Fund and collaborate on the development of a CPD event to build a better understanding of a the podiatric issue closest to your organisation and relevant to our members.

Content is dual-branded and we provide exposure through our digital platforms such as emails, our website, and our social media channels.

Opportunities include:

  • Webinars
  • eLearning modules
  • CPD Bites via Solus email
  • Face-to-face (as current social distancing policy permits)

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We offer a range of cost effective methods to reach our approximately 10,000 podiatric professionals with a comprehensive portfolio of advertising packages to suit all of your campaign requirements.

Opportunities include:

  • Print in member magazine
  • Digital on our main website
  • Ebulletin advertising
  • Recruitment advertising
  • Social media

Feedback from companies we work with

A great working relationship

"Having worked with the Royal College for over 20 years, we’ve developed a great working relationship. The College clearly appreciates the value of the service we deliver to members and takes the time to ensure their members are reminded on a regularly basis.”

David Malik-Davie, Director, The Tax Refund Company

An official RCPod partner

“We’re delighted to continue our relationship with the RCPod in becoming an official ‘RCPod Partner’, our long term partnership has enabled us to provide preferential rates, award winning payment Clover devices and special offers to RCPod members. Through the partnership, we can continue to help RCPod members and the organisations that the association supports.”

Rob Jeffery, Head of Partnerships, Clover

Some of the most helpful and resourceful people we could ever have hoped to work with

“As a small family-run independent business, working with a governing body always seemed like a bit of a stretch. However, the Royal College team have been some of the most helpful and resourceful people we could ever have hoped to work with. We’ve been working together for over a year now, and there is no sign of slowing down on their part to ensure the relationship flourishes”.

Jonathan Varnavas, Director, Shoefit

Proud to be working with the Royal College of Podiatry ... our values align

“Gait and Motion Technology are proud to be working closely with The Royal College of Podiatry to deliver best practice for the profession by optimising patient assessment, intervention and outcomes with Footscan technology and Phits 3D-printed orthoses. Our values align in terms of embracing new technologies, ensuring the industry continues to evolve and is a more attractive vocation for future generations”.

George Cummins, Director, Gait and Motion Technology Ltd