Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do Podiatrists do?
A: You may find a description of our scope of practice at
http://www.podiatry.org.sg/about-podiatrists/

Q: Where can I find a Podiatrist?
A: Kindly refer to our member Podiatrists list at http://www.podiatry.org.sg/members/
Do note that a letter from a referring doctor may be required for your consultation.

Q: How much does the consultation with a Podiatrist cost?
A: Kindly contact the clinic/department for queries on consultation and related charges.

Q: What is Allied Health and how is Podiatry associated with Allied health?
A: A Podiatrist is an Allied Health Professional who assess, diagnose and treat foot ailments.

More information on Allied Health Professionals in Singapore can be found here:
http://www.healthprofessionals.gov.sg/content/hprof/ahpc/en.html

Q: Which overseas Podiatry degrees are recognized in Singapore?
A: Podiatrists practicing in Singapore commonly obtain their training in Australia or the United Kingdom. We recommend that your choice of programme is accredited by the United Kingdom Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC). More details on internationally accredited programmes could be found at the following web pages:

United Kingdom Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Programmes Register
http://www.hcpc-uk.org/education/programmes/register/

Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC)
Accredited Podiatry programmes of study (general registration) http://www.anzpac.org.au/files/General%20Registration%20140715.pdf

Q: How may my organization invite a podiatrist to give a talk on foot health?
A: Kindly email enquiries@podiatry.org.sg with subject title ‘Foot Health Talk’.

Q: How can I join the Association? How much is the membership fee?
A: We have two membership intakes yearly in April for a full year membership (S$ 120) and October for a half year membership (S$60). Student memberships are priced at S$15 for a full year. More information on membership registration can be found at http://www.podiatry.org.sg/membership/.

**Disclaimer**
Podiatry Association (Singapore) is not responsible for member’s professional practice. All information are in context of the Podiatry profession in Singapore.

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Podiatry Association (Singapore)
90 Yishun Central
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Level 4 Clinic C44, Podiatry
Singapore 768828
 

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