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We currently regulate 16 health and care professions, click on each profession for more details:

Arts therapists, biomedical scientists, chiropodists / podiatrists, clinical scientists, dietitians, hearing aid dispensers, occupational therapists, operating department practitioners, orthoptists, paramedics, physiotherapists, practitioner psychologists, prosthetists / orthotists, radiographers, social workers in England, speech and language therapists.



Chiropodists / podiatrists

A chiropodist / podiatrist diagnoses and treats disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet.

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Chiropodist
Podiatrist


Number of registrants: 13,128 (05/09/17)

Professional bodies:

Each of the professions regulated by us has at least one professional body and/or association. These organisations do work which may include promoting the profession, representing members, curriculum frameworks, post registration education and training and continuing professional development. Whilst these organisations are separate from the HCPC, their role may be complementary to ours, which is why we have provided their contact details below:

The Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists
2nd Floor
Quartz House
207 Providence Square
Mill Street
London
SE1 2EW
020 7234 8620
www.scpod.org
reception@scpod.org

The British Chiropody and Podiatry Association
Head Office
The New Hall
149 Bath Road
Maidenhead
Berks
SL6 4LA
01628 632449
www.bcha-uk.org
admin@bcha-uk.org

The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists
150 Lord Street
Southport
Merseyside
PR9 0NP
01704 546 141
www.iocp.org.uk/
secretary@iocp.org.uk

The Alliance of Private Sector Chiropody and Podiatry Practitioners
3 Pendorlan Avenue
Colwyn Bay
Conwy
LL29 8EA
01492 531 852
www.thealliancepsp.com
admin@thealliancepsp.com

Current renewal start date: 01 August 2018

Current renewal end date: 31 July 2020

Next renewal start date: 01 August 2020

Next renewal end date: 31 July 2022


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