September 2014

HCPC consultation on podiatric surgery

Published 16 Sep 2014

We are consulting on draft standards for podiatric surgery. We have developed these standards as part of moving toward our intention of annotating (marking) the entries of chiropodists / podiatrists in the Register who have undertaken approved qualifications which allow them to extend their scope of practice into performing podiatric surgery. We plan to annotate the Register to strengthen public protection. We have engaged extensively with key stakeholders in drafting these standards. They cover requirements for podiatric surgery education and training programmes, as well as the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for safe and effective podiatric surgery practice. See the

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