Ian Drakard BSc (Pod) Honours

Ian graduated with an honours degree in Podiatry from the University of Northampton in 2007, and also works at Angel Podiatry in Halesworth, Suffolk.

Ian's special interests are biomechanics, orthotics, gait analysis and sports injuries. Orthotics are insoles which support or correct human function. They are used to align the bones in the foot to reduce stress on ligaments and muscles in the foot, and to improve gait and posture in the body as a whole.

Alistair Bielby BSc (Pod) BSc (Biol)

Alistair Bielby
HCPC registration: CH15546

Alistair's special interest is in diabetic foot care and wound management. Alistair has additional post-graduate training in diabetes care and lower limb vascular assessment.

He has previously worked for the NHS initially as a community podiatrist and subsequently as a diabetes specialist podiatrist in hospital-based foot ulcer clinics.

Claire Dallas

Claire Dallas
HCPC registration: CH10072

Claire qualified from the Sussex School of Podiatry in 1988. Her NHS career began in West Norfolk, where she worked as a Clinical Podiatrist in hospital and community settings. She was promoted to establish and manage a new Biomechanics & Orthotics service in 1990 and implement foot health education programmes in schools.

Claire has 15 years NHS experience including high risk diabetic foot clinics, nail surgery and musculoskeletal clinics. Claire has been in private practice for 12 years and offers a wealth of experience.

Cath Cardwell

Cath Cardwell
HCPC registration: CH11765

Cath Cardwell works at FootSure and will be providing some text to go here later.

Rhianna Bailey BSc (Pod) Honours

Rhianna Bailey
HCPC registration: CH34294

Since graduating with a 1st class Honours degree in 2016, Rhianna has expanded her knowledge in Biomechanics & Musculoskeletal by completing courses in Manipulation and Mobilisation of the foot, ankle and lower limbs, particularly Level 1 in Fascial manipulation, Stecco method.

As a participant in recreational sports, Rhianna understands the importance of keeping the body in good working order, and therefore has a keen interest in treating other fellow recreational sports people.