Emily 's Autumn season of learning

Dear Fellow Podiatrists, I've been working hard for you all in between all the zooms and webinars to come up with our upcoming  Autumn season of learning .  Due to current circumstances , all 2020 cpd will be virtually attended. Certs of attendance can be downloaded after the event if needed or alternatively , you could write a refle...
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Emily's Autumn season of learning

Dear Fellow pods I've been working hard for all of you in between the zooms and webinars to put together our Autumn season of learning . Due to current circumstances , all 2020 cpd will be virtually attended . Certs of attendance  can be made available to download if required or alternatively you could write a reflective piece on it and a...
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CPD :.Keep up with Cpd events .

Podiatry Ireland , Keep up with all CPD virtual events and shared education links on the private  facebook page Ireland Podiatry . 

Belinda Longhurst : Everything you need to know about suspicious nail lesions and when to refer .

Podiatrists of Ireland .  Don't miss this superb CPD event on this  Friday 14th August  Time : 7pm  Book via Event - brite on link below . Cost : 15 euro  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/113890928834 All proceeds go to Forgotten Feet charity. 

Tonights zoom link

  https://zoom.us/j/99346350430?pwd=dkJUaHV0RlppWGNmZkxIU1hNMUh0QT09 Password 221496 7pm to 8pm private practice 

Private practice owners :Lock down to thriving again.

Dear Collegues ,  Reminder : live zoom webinar this evening  at 7 pm   on how to get your practice back on track after lockdown .  Experts Lorcan O Donaille  and Justin Blake sharing their expertise for free . Zoom password and Id posted on Ireland Podiatry page . Q and A session . Join us 7 to 8, then zoom on to NI cop bra...
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Continual professional development in Pyjamas . Dr Ivan Bristow !!

Its all Zoom and webinars at the moment and I have another one for you . Well actually three . The very wonderful Ivan Bristow is doing  a set of three cpd nights over the next three Thursdays at 8 pm on Zoom live especially for Podiatry Ireland. You can purchase all three of these one hour cpd lectures for just 50 euro. ( not available indivi...
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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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Vascular assessment and discussion on pod chat

From Pod chat run by Craig Payne and Ian Griffin . With Martin Fox and peta Tehan. 

Martin Fox , Vascular specialist podiatrist

I had the pleasure of working with Martin in CUH many many years ago.  Here he  is  talking about  the role of the vascular specialist podiatrist in the NHS setting where he works . Strangely enough, John Bevan was one of my first work placement supervisors when I was in first year pod medicine in Salford . Nice to see him again...
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Martin Fox, Vascular Podiatrist on ABPI assessment

Martin Fox, Vascular Specialist Podiatrist , NHS was one of our  speakers who had kindly agreed to pop over the water  and run a full CPd day on lower limb vascular assessment . As this type of face to face cpd cant go ahead at the moment , I'm bringing you  some of Martins u tube moments via a series of  videos. Hope you enjoy.

Information sites on covid 19

Dear All, There are numerous sites with tons of information on covid 19 for health care workers . The WHO website is divided into public and health care sections under their covid section. Under (guidance for health workers )has several publications on infection control , use of masks , use of PPE , etc. Of particular interest is the document " Rat...
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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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Healthcare and the law for HSCP'S

Healthcare and the Law for all HSCP's  Date:   Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd  April 2020 . Venue : Dublin . Times : Registration 9 am, ( 9.30 to 4.30 both days .) This two day workshop is for HSCP'S who need to know more about the implications of current healthcare legislation for their own practice and where relevant, for their staff....
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2020 lifelong learning for podiatrists

 Its a busy week in CPD central office here in west cork.  Submissions are going in steadily for HSE funded cpd for 2020 . Hopefully we will get approval for all. As per usual inclusion criteria , Podiatrists working within the HSE get priority places on these. As a new initiative and to offer those who don't work in the HSE, some other o...
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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. Its nearly here !!

 Dear Podiatrists and Chiropodists.  Reminder:  Your annual non clinical conference is on this Saturday in the Rochestown park hotel in lovely Cork City . Don't miss this superb line up of speakers with topics of interest for everyone. Need to know how to do reflective practice for coru ? The college of Podiatry record keeping guidel...
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