6 Tips on how to get ‘beach ready’ feet!

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Are your feet ready for the big reveal?   Research has found that almost half of UK women cover up their feet during summer, with many citing hard, dry skin,discoloured nails and cracked heels as the main reasons why.   Want perfect summer feet? Try these simple steps If the thought of showing your tootsies off in sandals is bringing you out in a cold sweat, don’t worry. Sort out the problems now and you’ll dare to bare them in no time!! PALE NAILS, A GOOD ARCH AND NO ODD LUMPS Healthy feet do not necessarily need to be perfectly […]

A Spanish Podiatrist working in the UK

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A Spanish Podiatrist working in the UK Ever wondered about working as a podiatrist abroad? I always dreamt of experiencing England first hand. I never imagined it would be possible to realise this dream, whilst at the same time continue to pursue my career. Having completed high school, I embarked upon a two-year course in sports coaching which opened the door to becoming a podiatrist. I chose Barcelona University because of its outstanding reputation and great location, not to mention the distance from my “beloved” Mallorca. On completion of my degree I was given the opportunity to work at Dr […]

Podiatry Assistants – Who are they and what do they do?

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Podiatry Assistant Role Explained  Randell’s Footcare are fortunate enough to have three podiatry assistants, Christine, Debbie and Nicky, currently working within five of the clinics.As the role is relatively new, we thought it might be interesting to hear a little about what they can do.Podiatry assistants provide general foot care. This includes nail cutting and reduction, removal of light callus (hard skin) and assessment and promotion of foot health.How it worksWithin an organisation, podiatry assistants work independently, but in close contact with podiatrists. This ensures that any problems can be assessed, discussed and referred for expert treatment quickly and easily. Podiatry […]

Chiropodist / Podiatrist: What’s in a name?

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So many people ask us what is the difference between a Chiropodist and Podiatrist and we answer that nowadays there is no difference. Our society; the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists introduced the term Podiatrist in 1993 as it’s the internationally recognised name for a foot specialist and also to help distinguish State Registered Chiropodists (those that had undertaken a 3 year training course) from Chiropodists that had done a home study course.Nowadays both titles are protected and anyone calling themselves either title have to be registered and regulated by the Health Profession Council (HPC) Health Professions CouncilPodiatry is a […]

the society of chiropodists and podiatrists accredited practice

It’s Official!

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It was time earlier this year to re-apply for our accreditation with the Society of Podiatrists and Chiropodists. For the staff here at Randell’s, this is just the end result of an ongoing process, whereby we ensure that all of our premises are maintained at the highest standards, and that all of our staff undertake Continued Professional Development, to remain up to date with all the latest Podiatry practices and procedures.For Matt Allen, our Practice Manager, there was much collating of paperwork; ticking of boxes; crossing of t’s; and dotting of i’s. It’s a good job he’s so patient and […]