British Chiropody and Podiatry Association
What is Included?
Other Benefits
Membership Query?

First Class Support For All - Why Settle For Less?

Would You Risk Your Career Elsewhere?

The price of full membership starts fom just £295 per year.

For more information, please see below....

What is included?

Insurance Cover

  • Public Liability and Professional Medical Malpractice (professional indemnity) insurance cover up to £5,000,000 on each and every claim (This is for each individual member and is not a Group policy).
  • Product, Treatment and Liability cover up to £5,000,000 on each and every claim.
Business Support
  • Advice to members on starting up and managing a private practice - including accounting and other legal ramifications. Advice on partnerships etc.
  • Advice on employment issues
  • Networking issues both locally and nationally 
Professional Support
  • Access to professional advice and assistance with professional matters
  • Advice on health and safety including decontamination of instruments, infection control and risk assessment
  • Clinical guidelines and other documentation e.g. waste disposal guidelines, minimum standards guidelines
  • Links to BCPA and special interest groups
  • Legal advice and assistance through it's London Solicitors (including provision of barrister as appropriate) at any Health Professions Council (HCPC) hearing
  • Formal representation at HCPC and local disciplinary hearings
Continual Professional Development (CPD)
  • Access to courses run by both The SMAE Institute and local branch networks
  • Free online CPD subject every year, which the practitioner can choose.
  • Access to Local Anaesthesia, Prescriptions Only Medicines and Nail Surgery courses
  • Access to bi-annual national conferences
  • Access to the CPD@Home range (consisting of smae e-learning website and DVD’s)
  • Access to a wide range of in-house 1,2 and 3 day Workshops
Other great benefits include:
  • Quarterly issues of The Journal of Podiatric Medicine
  • Access to The SMAE Institute website which contains latest news, information and discussion forums for Members
  • Monthly Newsletter "Two Steps Ahead" keeping you up to date with the profession and developments, alongside CPD snippets
  • Local branch networks nationally
  • Representation on national groups

If you have a query or wish to purchase BCPA Membership please contact our staff who will be happy to help you:

Karen Cooper: or 01628 621100

There are a variety of ways to pay for your membership:

  • Annual one off payments
  • Debit/Credit Card (Access / Visa /Mastercard / Switch / Maestro)

Friendly and helpful staff to guide you at all times with your enquiries.


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