IOCP News

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 BNF.org isRead more

17th July – Coronavirus update

England Coronavirus – updated information ahead of July 19th 2021 The Governments coronavirus advice is due to change. England will move to step 4 of it’s roadmap in the easing of all restrictions. For fullRead more

Introducing our new team member for Education

In line with our commitment to current and future education development we have recruited a highly skilled full-time education officer to the team at Head Office. I am therefore delighted to introduce Samantha (Sam) Connolly whoRead more

Working alongside MND

We are delighted to announce we have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association. This establishes a solid partnership setting out the intention of our two organisations to work togetherRead more

HCPC launches Diversity Data Survey

Today, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched its annual Diversity Data Survey to increase its understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) among its registrants. The survey will help the HCPC createRead more

Join us in 2021

We know it’s been a difficult year for so many of you, that’s why our team have been working on new membership benefits and partner discounts for you for 2021! All this and not aRead more

Consultation for draft Standards for the Foot Health Workforce

Health Education England, along with the Foot Health Consortium are launching a consultation to seek the views of stakeholders on a draft set of standards for the foot health practitioner and podiatry support workforce. The consultation will beRead more