Address: 121 Ethnikis Antistaseas Str., Kaisariani PC 16122, Greece
|Education Process||- As of October 2017 there is a private university Queen Margaret which students are able to study 4 yrs full-time graduating as podiatrists.
· All members have been trained in UK, Australian, Germany, Italy and other European countries
· Only educational program: Higher national diploma where students are qualified as foot assistants
|Years/Hours:||- 4 years
|Degree:||- BSc hons Podiatry from other countries|
|Continuous education mandatory:||- Due to the association being fairly new there is no standard hours of CME as of yet.
|Schools:||Find a school: http://www.podiatrist-society.gr|
|Governemental recognition:||- October 2017: first podiatry program started at metropolitan college of Greece
- Organized and Supervized by the Queen Margaret University of Edinburgh
- Only recognized as nail technicians
|Allowing foreign podiatrists||- Yes if they meet the qualifications of EC standards
- Regulations are based on the 9251 EC directives
|Applicable legislation||- http://podiatrist-society.gr/|
|Is there free access for patients? ||- All patients|
|Does the podiatrist have prescription rights?||- due to lack of recognition and regulation in Greece you are yet able to practice this scope.
|Is the podiatrist is allowed to perform surgery?||- No
|Can the podiatrist make and prescribe orthotics?||- Prescribes orthotics
- Manufactures orthotics
|Can the podiatrist use anaesthetics?||- No|
|Is the podiatry profession regulated? Is there a law protecting the title of podiatrist and describing the competences?||- Not yet but hopefully very soon|
|How many podiatrists are active in Greece?||- There are approximately 17 podiatrists known. Numerous Podologists/Nail technicians.
- There is only 1 Podiatrist who has been recognised by the Health Ministry.
|Is the FIP-IFP member association recognized by the government as a professional association? ||- Yes|
|Is there a code of conduct/deontology?||- No|