Podiatry survey during Covid 19.

.. Please take 10 mins of your time to complete this quick  survey which is capturing work practices of podiatrists during Covid 19. https://forms.gle/FQJCUovLgmmTBNAf9

New guidance on Masks for all healthcare staff.

Use of surgical masks in healthcare setting - Health Protection Surveillance Centre Enter some description here... https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/guidance/infectionpreventionandcontrolguidance/ppe/useofsurgicalmasksinhealthcaresetting/ Dear All, New guidelines issued this am  on masks for all health care ...
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Hand washing and hand hygiene

 Video on hand washing and hand hygiene 

How to put on and remove PPE .

Dear Collegues, Please find a  HSE video on how to put on and remove PPE if you are treating a service user with suspected or confirmed covid 19.

HSCP SHARE

Dear Collegues , The National HSCP office has issued a new blog called HSCP SHARE . Lots of e health blogs and advice and key resources to support frontline staff and managers during covid 19.  www.hscpshare.com or twitter -@WeHSCPs to log into this site and view all the hscp specific guidelines and advice on covid 19 .  

calm reflections

​Hi all Podiatrists and Chiropodists , As we go through this extraordinary time , we are worried about paying rent/mortgages, keeping our kids busy and safe, keeping our mental health resilient and positive and calm, worried about our service users , worried about loosing people we love , Our clinics and business's, staff, The list of worries can g...
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Introducing 2020 , Continual learning cpd days / eves/ hours.

​Dear Podiatrists , Has anyone ever had actual influenza?.  Not the, I have a cold, think its flu thing but the real Mc Coy??. I'm just over the end of it and I can truly say , its a bit of a monster .  During my delirious stage, I was still thinking of cpd for 2020 and concerned as I hadn't put forward any self care / resilience/ self co...
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Non clinical conference for podiatrists

 Saturday 9th November  Rochestown park hotel . Booking opening soon   Exciting and inspiring line up for this one day conference in November in Cork . Personally cant wait to hear the speaker line up.  Expect to be inspired, motivated, moved, academically challenged, emotionally challenged and travel home feeling supported...
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Cpd 5th JULY FOOT MOBILISATION FOR PODIATRISTS

Only 5 places available on this cpd day of Foot mobilisation techniques and practice by Podiatrists  John Weir and Lorcan  O Donaile. This is being held in Cork to facilitate requests for cpd in other geographical areas. Book immediately via the booking link for this date.

Foot Mobilisation 5th JULY in Cork.

 Dear Collegues. There are only 10 places left on the foot  Mobilisation CPD day on the 5th July. Booking is still open for this event and  once places are allocated and full, it  will be closed to further booking. A waiting list  will then be formed in case of cancellations.  Please see the cpd events page for full de...
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GDPR Training for hse podiatrists .HSE Land

Dear Colleagues, You will recall I flagged up recently that we were developing an e-learning module on HSEland on the Fundamentals of GDPR for all staff. I am pleased to inform you that the training module will go live on HSELand on Tuesday 7th May 2019. This learning module will make all staff of the HSE aware of their responsibilities under GDPR ...
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CPD Pharmacology

E mail gone out today on the upcoming cpd Pharmacology on the 11th May to all delegates. E mail includes speaker notes to browse through and directions to venue. Can I ask that everyone arrives to be seated by 8.50 please as its going to be a busy day . Would delegates send me quick text or e mail in reply to say they have received the notes please...
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special interest groups

Dear Podiatry colleagues.  I am looking for some curious, passionate forward thinking colleagues to lead and be part of setting up some Podiatry Special interest groups in Ireland . Please consider the time involved and the energy required to keep such a group running and active .  As with all groups like this, the more admin participants...
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CPD news update

​Spaces still available on the mindfulness and meditation cpd date in Cork, Reflective practice workshop in Dublin. Pharmacology full but I can take a waiting list as there may be cancellations etc.  Book as usual through this website please. Foot mobilisation upcoming and will be advertised within next few days . Only open to booking once adv...
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HSE Land

 Due to requests on computer skills course and suicide prevention cpd courses.  HSE Land have 15 computer skills courses available to staff , all available on hseland.ie . Suicide prevention courses are also run on hseland .    Podiatry ran a hse cpd  suicide assist course in Mallow last year . The national office for suici...
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2019 Continual Professional Development

Dear Colleagues , I am in the process of submitting the 2019 CPD workshops and events for the coming year . I hope they will inspire and entice you and aid you to continue to deliver high quality health and social care to our service users. 2019 is full of dates and events for your busy podiatry diaries .  Our main national conference is being...
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Cpd Online options

Hi All,   Sometimes its a challenge to leave clinics and busy lives to attend full day cpd events.   There are several ways to undertake CPD online now with some excellent resources out there. I will add to this list continually or feel free to let me know if you want me to add one . HSEland  contains over 170 e-learning program...
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Welcome to the Podiatry Ireland CPD website

Dear Colleagues, It's an honour to be the National Education Officer for Podiatry Ireland. I hope to bring my clinical experience and years of practice to the role and continue on the excellent job my CPD predecessors built up. I believe in fairness and equality, togetherness and excellence within our practice and I strive to replicate this as part...
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