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Role Overview

Podiatrists are healthcare professionals who have completed specialist training to diagnose and treat foot and lower limb conditions. Podiatrists provide assessment, evaluation and foot care for a wide range of patients, which range from low risk to long-term acute conditions.

Career Pathway

Must have a BSc to work as a podiatrist in all settings.

  • HEE Primary care FCP training must be completed as the minimum threshold for entry to primary care and be supported by appropriate governance and indemnity.
  • HEE primary care FCP training can begin 3-5 years after the completion of a postgraduate degree

Useful Links

Select here to find out more about the role, including job descriptions, case studies and more: Podiatrists and Chiropodist
Useful Contacts
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