HSE-HIHI Spark Ignite 2021 innovation competition for HSE employees

HSE-HIHI Spark Ignite – NOW OPEN  Following the phenomenal success of last year’s HIHI Spark Ignite competition, the HSE and the Health Innovation Hub Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of the HSE-HIHI Spark Ignite 2021 innovation competition.  The...

Donald Maxwell Prize for best Year 3 Student Paediatric Poster

The Donald Maxwell SCPI Prize for best Year 3 Student Paediatric Poster was awarded to Caroline Kelly, Year 3 student, Podiatric Medicine, NUI Galway for her poster on Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (Clubfoot). The judges noted that selecting a winner was a difficult...

National HSCP Office Update – Change to HSCP Day 2021

In these unprecedented times and having listened to feedback from frontline HSCP, it has been decided that HSCP Day will be a different type of event this year, taking place on the later date of Wednesday, 21st April, 2021. Recognising that many services may not be in...

Interim Podiatry Lead for the National Clinical Programme for Diabetes

Assumpta Coyle has been appointed by the HSE Office of the National Clinical Advisor and Group Lead for Chronic Disease in association with the HSE Health and Social Care Professions Office to the position of Interim Podiatry Lead for the National Clinical Programme...

The Expert Witness Conference: virtual event on 25th and 26th February

Are you an Expert Witness or someone who regularly instructs Expert Witnesses? Are you clear on the role, duties and obligations of an Expert Witness? The Expert Witness Conference 2021 6 General CPD hours over 2 half days Thursday 25th and Friday 26th February 9.30...

Statement of support for vaccination programme

The council of SCPI support the HSE vaccination programme for Covid-19. We encourage all our members to avail of the vaccine when it is offered to them and where appropriate for their individual circumstances. If any member is concerned about their suitability to...

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

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.


You can call a colleague from the society or we will put you in touch with the relevant source if you want

  • advice about getting your practice going
  • advice about promoting and running your practice
  • a second opinion about a diagnosis
  • to talk to an experienced and competent podiatrist about anything

If you have any questions please contact us

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