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

IOCP members can now access Health plans from HMCA

The Institute of Chiropodists & Podiatrists has agreed with HMCA to offer discounted rates for medical plans, dental plan, hospital cash plans, travel plan, income protection and vehicle breakdown products. Are you paying too muchRead more

Lockdown 2 – updated traffic light system

We have updated our suggested ‘traffic light’ system of stop, proceed with caution and go, whilst advising that all specific laws concerning COVID-19 should be rigidly adhered to. We have also advised members of the College of Foot HealthRead more

Introducing you to Community trade union

We are proud to work in partnership with Community trade union, we believe a good modern trade union is not only essential to a positive and safe workplace but more importantly gives self-employed workers likeRead more


The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists would like to congratulate one of our members, Helen Beaumont-Waters on her new position. On 27th October, Helen, a Podiatrist, Advanced Clinical Practitioner in General Practice and paramedic hasRead more

HCPC Policy and Communications

Dear colleague,   As you may be aware the Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation concerning proposed amendments to the Human Medicine Regulations. The purpose of these amendments is to supportRead more