In the Press News

National Shoe Fitting Week starting 24th March 2018

NATIONAL SHOE FITTING WEEK: PLEASE USE THIS STRAPLINE IN SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE LEAD UP TO THE CAMPAIGN – #Loveyour feet. This is a public information initiative and everyone is welcome to join in asRead more

NICE addendum on Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk (standing committee update of PH38)

This final addendum has now been published on the NICE website, this guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being atRead more

small business advice

Update for HMRC

HMRC has launched the Small Business Online Forum for small businesses and the self-employed. With links to HMRC’s new dedicated webchat service, getting direct support couldn’t be easier. The forum offers a quick and easy way forRead more

HCPC Guidance on Social Media

HCPC Guidance on Social Media

  HCPC have created this document to provide guidance to registrants who use social media. It explains how to use social media in a way which meets our standards.     Benefits of social mediaRead more

Double podiatry award success for Queen Margaret University graduate

A graduate from Scotland has won two top podiatry awards at the recent Queen Margaret University (QMU) graduation ceremony in Edinburgh. Rowan Nicolson, 23, was presented with the prestigious Canonbury Award for Academic Excellence (Top final yearRead more

Podiatry Student Wins Cosyfeet Podiatry Award

Ying Peng, a qualified Podiatrist and final year Honours Student at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, has won this year’s Cosyfeet Podiatry Award. She will use the £1000 award to help fund her groundbreaking podiatryRead more

Diabetes care: Do you know your foot health risk?

Diabetes care in Suffolk:  Do you know your foot health risk? Healthwatch Suffolk is putting feet in focus with the launch of its latest research report. It has worked closely with a leading clinician toRead more

Celebrity bullied online over 6 toes rumour

The Sun newspaper has reported that reality TV star Megan McKenna has hit back at social media trolls over rumours she has 6 toes. An image she posted on her Instagram account showed Megan sittingRead more

Chimpanzee and man foot

Chimpanzee feet allow scientists a new grasp on human foot evolution

The researchers painted markers on the feet of both humans and chimpanzees in order to figure out how different bones and joints within the foot move in 3-D. Credit: Stony Brook Primate Locomotor Laboratory ReadRead more

Virtual reality shoes

Japanese technology inventors Cerevo, have launched Taclim – The world’s first virtual reality (VR) shoes and gloves– at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This cutting edge technological device uses haptic feedbackRead more