PodChatLive is a recurring Facebook livestream for the ongoing professional learning and progression of Podiatrists and other health professionals which might be interested in the themes they go over. After the Facebook and then it is afterwards published to YouTube and so a bigger audience have access to the episodes. Each show has a different person or number of experts to discuss a different issue each time. Requests are generally answered to live by the hosts and experts whilst in the livestream on Facebook. There's even an audio recording of each show found on Spofity and iTunes and the other common podcast providers. They have gained a huge following that is increasing. PodChatLive is regarded as one of many ways that podiatry practitioners can get ongoing continuing learning points.
Among the previous shows had been with the Consultant Podiatric Surgeon Ryan McCallum who joined up with the two hosts to talk all things X-Ray. They talked about how do you begin requesting them from the legal viewpoint and when is asking for an X-Ray appropriate? Additionally they considered just what views ought to be typically ordered and the reason specific views needs to be obtained. Ryan McCallum gained his undergraduate qualification in Podiatry from the University of Ulster and after that worked inside the National Health Service and private practice in Northern Ireland. Ryan then commenced his post graduate training in Edinburgh and Glasgow ahead of transferring to London where he commenced his surgery education at West Middleex University Hospital. Ryan also holds a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon position at Homerton University Hospital and splits his National Health Service duties in between the 2 hospitals. Ryan is involved in the teaching and training of junior colleagues and has lectured extensively through the United Kingdom and Ireland at national conferences and local meetings as well as postgrad and undergraduate university programs. He is an elected member of the board of the Directorate of Podiatric Surgery and is also the current co-chair of the Directorates annual conference.