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Podiatry course facilities

graphic of a quote saying: "The Leaf Hospital was the perfect setting to initiate clinical experience from day one.”

As a podiatry student you’ll learn on our Eastbourne campus where facilities include:

Learning by simulation means you will be confident in your ability to apply your knowledge and skills in your day-to-day professional life.

The Leaf Hospital

Take a virtual tour of the Leaf Hospital:

The 360 tour images were funded by the Interreg 2 seas DERMA project

View our slideshow of students using the facility:

As a Brighton podiatry student you’ll gain experience in the Leaf Hospital – our own fully-staffed clinical facility which offers a podiatry service.

Alongside your clinical placements The Leaf offers you the opportunity to gain additional practical experience treating patients throughout your degree.

The Leaf Hospital has two main clinics and three further consulting rooms, allowing up to 28 patients to be seen at any one time. Clinical practice is supported by a complete range of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, including gait analysis, imaging and more.

You will benefit from use of the orthotics department, where you will produce high quality orthotics and insoles for patients as part of the practical element of your course.

On the first floor there is a fully equipped operating theatre for minor surgical procedures and a human anatomy lab where you will study prosection and take part in lower limb dissection.

Find out more about the Leaf Hospital on their website.

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