543. Chiropodist, Podiatrist.

Chiropodists and podiatrists are required to be registered in Part 2 of the Health and Care Professions Council register1 and use of those titles is generally not permitted unless so registered2. Where a chiropodist holds a particular certificate of competence3 the register may indicate that he holds such a certificate4. A registered chiropodist5or podiatrist who is appropriately qualified can administer certain drugs6 and an entry in Part 2 of the register may include an entry indicating that a registrant is qualified to order drugs, medicines and appliances as a supplementary prescriber for the purposes of the Human Medicines Regulations