Lymphoedema education survey

Dear Sir/Madame I am the chair person for the National Lymphoedema/Lipoedema Education Group and we are conducting a survey on the education needs of health care professionals.  Podiatry is an area that plays a significant role in managing lymphoedema in the...

Electronic Delphi Study: To gain wound care practitioner consensus on the signs, symptoms and/or biomarkers likely to indicate presence of biofilm in chronic wounds.

                                          Can we ‘see’ biofilm in chronic wounds? Dear Colleague, I am a PhD student at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Galway, Ireland, and my area of interest is diagnosis of biofilm in chronic wounds. I have...

PODRB Committee roles

CORU is inviting expressions of interest from Podiatrists for its Preliminary Proceedings Committee, one of CORU’s Disciplinary Committees and as members of the Appeals Committee. Please note that there is no closing date, however expressions of interest should be...

Chiropody Card Payments Update: Challenges and SCPI Support

Dear Members, We understand that many of our members have been facing ongoing payment issues with the HSE concerning patients with Chiropody Cards. We want our members to be aware that although there has been some progress, it is uncertain when the issue will be fully...

CORU is inviting expressions of interest from Podiatrists

CORU is inviting expressions of interest from Podiatrists for its Preliminary Proceedings Committee, one of CORU’s Disciplinary Committees and as members of the Podiatrist Registration Board Panel of Assessors. Please note that there is no closing date, however...

SCPI Christmas Gathering – 2 Dec 2023

Come join us on Saturday December 2nd for a festive gathering! We’ll be meeting up at the Duke pub near Grafton Street for some finger food, great conversations, and a special walking tour courtesy of the ‘Dublin Literary Pub Crawl’. Please see below flyer for further...

*Urgent Update on HSE Payments – Information Required

Dear Members  Following on from the meeting held in Buswells Hotel and further emails we have received from members. SCPI have engaged with Brian Lunney in the HSE who is head of the National Payment Services. We received correspondence from Brian Lunney on...

Finalized AGM Minutes and Upcoming Updates

Dear Delegates and Committee Chairs,I trust this message finds you in excellent health and high spirits.I am pleased to enclose a copy of the finalized minutes from our recent Annual General Meeting, which was held in the vibrant city of Lille earlier this year.On...

Want to Join us?

Membership of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists of Ireland is open to full-time graduates of a recognised university School of Podiatry. It is also open to non-graduates who are on the HSE List of Chiropodists/Podiatrists Approved to practise in the Public Health Service.

Membership entitles you to access to a wide range of resources.

Members of SCPI are listed on the SCPI database, which is searchable database open to the public.

Marketing Materials

SCPI have a range of products to help you market your practice. Produces available include logos, a large range of colour brochures, posters, advertising copy and other material.

Society Meetings

Regular society meetings are held and these are usually casual but informative. Guest speakers are always welcome and encouraged. If you have a special interest or know someone who can provide an interesting presentation.

Seminars and Conferences

As a SCPI member you will receive registration discounts when you attend society conferences in Ireland. Notices of seminars and conferences are detailed in the regular newsletters or you can look up coming events on our website.


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