Anne Sibbald MChS, HCPC reg , BSc(pod) LFHom(pod)
Anne graduated in 1986 and has over 25 years’ experience in podiatry. She has worked in the NHS in Edinburgh and also in London in Kings College hospital in the diabetic foot clinic. Anne also worked on board SS Canberra as ships podiatrist for 2 years. Since 1991 Anne has worked in private practice in Linlithgow and Edinburgh. Anne set up both practices in 1991, but now works exclusively in the Edinburgh Footcare Clinic.
Anne has taken a great interest in her professional body The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. She was secretary of the local branch of this organisation for 18 years. The role involved running training courses at a local level and organising conferences. Anne received a long service award at the House of Lords for her work with the professional body in 2010.
Anne has been on many training course since qualifying in 1986, completing a qualitification in homeopathic podiatry in 2001 and a qualification in podiatric acupuncture in 2003, a course on steroid injection in the foot as well as a course on taping and strapping of the lower limb. She has also a keen interest in biomechanics of the foot, podiatric dermatology, the diabetic foot and nail surgery. Anne is passionate about her profession and strives to give comprehensive foot care whether it is a simple nail cut or a more complicated gait analysis.
Cathy Hamilton BScPod MChS MSc HCPC reg
Cathy graduated as a podiatrist in 1986 from Queen Margaret College. In 1995 Cathy undertook her BSc in podiatry also at Queen Margaret College. Cathy worked for 3 years in NHS Lothian and Sunderland, before moving to Brazil to work as a podiatrist and healthcare worker for a leprosy project in Amazonas for 2 ½ years. In 1997 Cathy returned to further education and graduated from Edinburgh University with an MSc in Health Promotion and Education. Cathy has a wide range of health experience and has worked as a self-employed podiatrist for a number of years; she has been an associate podiatrist with Natural Therapies since 2006.
Lynn Arnot BSc pod MChS HCPC reg
Lynn graduated from Queen Margaret College in 1988 and returned to Queen Margaret in 1993 to graduate with a BSC in Podiatry. Lynn worked for NHS Lothian from 1988-1999. During that time she worked in clinics city wide and also undertook domiciliary work. Lynn worked as a clinical supervisor to the podiatry students at the Edinburgh Foot Clinic from 1993-1994.
Since 2000 Lynn has worked privately running her own successful domiciliary practice in the Corstorphine area. Lynn has worked as an associate podiatrist with Natural Therapies since 2000.
Amanda Lamont First Class BSc Pod (Hons) MChS HCPC reg
Amanda qualified with first class degree in 2008 from Queen Margaret University. Amanda is originally from Northern Ireland but fell in love with the beautiful city of Edinburgh. She has got a fantastic range of experience and has worked for the NHS and also privately. Amanda has a keen interest in diabetes, rheumatology and biomechanics and has recently completed two courses in K taping for muscular skeletal problems. Amanda has been part of the team at Edinburgh Footcare Clinic since 2010.
BSc (Hons) Pod BSc (Hons) nursing MChS HCPC Reg
Vaji graduated with honours in podiatry in2012 and has recently joined Edinburgh Footcare Clinic. Vaji worked previously in nursing in the challenging environment of Accident and Emergency before changing career paths. She has been working in private practice since qualifying. Vaji has a keen interest in biomechanics and has recently completed a course in podiatric acupuncture and verrucae needling. Vaji is passionate about the podiatry profession and regularly attends courses and meetings run by the professional body.