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The Uptake of Telehealth in Podiatry

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By Kwok Siew Keong & Kimberley Leow
Executive Committee, Podiatry Association Singapore

Following the nation’s Circuit Breaker implementation since 7th April, ‘non-essential’ services were required to shut its physical operations and may continue of via telecommuting and electronic means. Regretfully, Podiatry was listed as a ‘non-essential’ service from 7 to 28 April. With the collective efforts of our colleagues’ advocacy and appeals, patients’ feedback and the authorities’ reconsideration, measures have since been relaxed for allied health and Podiatry.
Think of a pressure spot that can potentially lead to ulceration and infection, or a recalcitrant ingrown toenail that leads to bad infection, or...
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Podiatry Day Message

Your feet are in good hands

Podiatry Day 2020

Message by Marabelle Heng
President, Podiatry Association Singapore

Commemorating Podiatry Day amid a Crisis

Every year, podiatrists in Singapore celebrate Podiatry Day on 21 April. Usually, the day is commemorated through events, roadshows and media interviews. This year, we mark Podiatry Day amid a pandemic and Circuit Breaker.

Role of podiatrists and allied health professionals in current outbreak
Groups of podiatrists and podiatry assistants have been deployed to assist with outbreak responses such as swab testing for COVID, screening and crisis command centre taskforce. Some stayed behind in hospitals and polyclinics to hold the...
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