Institute of Podiatrists

We are very excited to announce that the Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (IoCP) has been renamed as the Institute of Podiatrists (IoP). Before 1938, there were over 20 different institutions representing podiatrists, or chiropodistsRead more


Injections of medicines including  intra and peri – articular injection therapies  by HCPC registered Podiatrists with POM-A annotation Qualified podiatrists who are awarded licences in POM-A (prescription only medicine- administration), as either part of theirRead more


18th October 2023 An official statement regarding Platelet Rich Plasma has been issued by the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. MHRA Platelet Rich Plasma

Prescription Only Medicine

List of POMs that can be supplied to a podiatrist and then sold directly to a patient with the appropriate annotation (Prescription Only – sale/supply) All registered podiatrists can sell, supply any GSL medicine. ExternalRead more

The Institute Bookshelf

Recommended titles for practitioners and students The Institute of Podiatrists are excited and proud to have commissioned 2 dynamic and important handbooks written specifically by way of an introduction to the foot and as aRead more

Case Notes: Bullous Phemphigoid

Written by Helen Rawse To read this article please click here Case Notes is a regular feature in the IoCP quarterly publication – Podiatry Review. Every member will have seen unusual patients and/or willRead more

Standards for the Foot Health Workforce

Health Education England is launching the standards for the foot health support workforce. The Foot Health Standards are part of work which aims to increase the supply of podiatrists in the NHS, while expanding the roleRead more

Roadmap to practice podiatry

8th September 2021, Health Education England have today launched The First Contact Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care: (Podiatry) A Roadmap to Practice is a supportive document that provides a clear educational pathway fromRead more

Patient Safety Alert – Liquefied Phenol 80%

A national patient safety alert has been issued for the use of Liquefied Phenol 80%. Please click the below image to read the full alert.

BNF hosts antimicrobial summary guidance on behalf of NICE and PHE

BNF Publications will now host the Summary of antimicrobial prescribing guidance – managing common infections on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Public Health England (PHE). The hosting on isRead more