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Podiatry

Queensland Health offers employment opportunities for registered podiatrists in both hospital and community healthcare settings with services ranging from and including:

  • high risk foot care and management
  • diabetic foot screening
  • clinical neurovascular assessment
  • wound care
  • orthopaedic and biomechanical assessment / management
  • renal
  • paediatrics
  • falls prevention.

Specialist multi-disciplinary 'High Risk Foot' clinics, for patients with complex acute and chronic wounds, have been established at numerous facilities across the state where effective 'team' management of patients with chronic diseases facilitates optimal client outcomes. Outreach services are also provided from many rural centres across the state delivering podiatry services to remote and isolated communities.

Registration requirements

Podiatrists in Queensland are required to register with the Podiatry Board of Australia.

The professional association of Podiatrists in Queensland: Australian Podiatry Association (Qld)

International qualified podiatrists

The Podiatry Board of Australia requires podiatrists whose qualifications do not appear on their approved programs of study list to contact the Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council (ANZPAC) to have their qualifications and skills assessed to determine eligibility for registration with the Podiatry Board of Australia.

Last updated: 11 June 2014