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 […]

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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 […]