Around the world, podiatric surgery has a long history of leadership and innovation in the field of foot surgery. Fellows of the Australian College of Podiatric Surgery (ACPS) are unique, having dedicated their energy over many years in research, investigation, and mastery of medical and surgical therapeutics of the foot and ankle. For most disorders there is more than one form of treatment and management of foot and ankle problems may involve surgery, medicines, casts or splints and allied therapies.
A podiatric surgeon will discuss the merits of conservative and surgical treatment options for each individual patient and help one to select the best treatment plan to enable an active and functional life.
The Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons is a national organisation, the roles of which include the development, implementation and monitoring of guidelines for the practice of podiatric surgery within Australia.
The Australasian College of Podiatric Surgeons (ACPS) is a professional organisation for podiatric surgeons in Australia and is the leading advocate for podiatric surgical standards, professionalism and surgical education in Australia. Founded in 1978, the ACPS seeks to advance knowledge in Podiatric Surgery and uphold the highest standards in foot and ankle (surgical and related) care by podiatric surgeons for our patients and the community. Further information about the ACPS can be accessed via our website https://www.acps.edu.au/about
The Council’s objectives are to:
The Council is accountable to the College membership for the fulfilment of the duties and responsibilities outlined in the terms of reference. The ACPS is seeking to fill a vacancy for a community member. The appointment is to fill a vacancy to August 2021. Please note that this is not a paid position. Meetings are held bi-monthly at 9am on a Monday morning via skype. ACPS welcomes expressions of interest from consumer representatives by close of business Friday 9 October 2020. To apply, please submit the following via email to ACPS’s President, Mr Peter Manuel, at [email protected]:
Please contact Pat Trubiano at ACPS on 03 9286 8188 should you have any queries.
Expressions of interest close at COB Friday 9 October 2020