Annual Conference 2021, ACC Liverpool

First point of contact – How can podiatry be front and centre?

  • Dr Lindsey Cherry, Senior Clinical Academic, University of Southampton & Solent NHS Trust, Rebecca Tyrrell, Regional Head of Allied Health Professions (AHPs), Health Education England South East, Health Education England
  • Louis Mamode, Advanced Podiatrist Practitioner

Learning objectives

  • Describe the recent national policy and funding change relating to AHP roles within primary care
  • Identify routes to access AHP roles within primary care
  • Discuss opportunities for AHP’s working within primary care in relation to a lived experience example
  • FCP podiatrist work closely with GPs and the wider primary care team
  • The role offers a varied caseload
  • Mentorship, peer support and training is available for the FCP podiatrist
  • Ideal role for self-directed and autonomous podiatrists who also enjoy working as part of a diverse MTD team
Find out more about Lindsey Cherry on our Speakers' page
Find out more about Louis Mamode on our Speakers' page