I am a Health Professions Council registered Podiatrist and member of The Institute of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and a Member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists
I abide by the strict regulations laid down by these governing bodies.
All instruments are sterilised prior to treatment by autoclaving and wherever possible disposable equipment is used.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, all information this practice keeps on its records about you the patient will not be passed to other parties without your consent and will only be done so if it is required as an aid to your ongoing treatment.
Since the introduction of the Health Professions Councils strict regulation of Chiropody, the standards of practice have been raised considerably, thus protecting the patient and practitioner. These standards must be strictly adhered to and practitioners are expected to take part in continuous professional development and learning. (CPD).
Under the registration of the Federation of Holistic Therapists I also take part in Continuous Professional and Personal Development (CPPD), a requirement of the FHT registration from 2008.
The practice continuous to work to a high standard and regularly reviews its standards and procedures to ensure it is at the level or above those required by the Health Professions Council (HPC).
Further information on the HPC is available on request.