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About Helen

Helen Chu 

Principal Podiatrist

B. HlthSc (Podiatry), M. HlthSc (Gerontology)

Registered Podiatrist (AHPRA), MAPodA, MAPP

Helen received her Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) qualification at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia in 2008 and started her career as a clinical podiatrist in Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Hong Kong. Since then, she has been working in Hong Kong as a podiatrist for over 10 years. 

With an ageing population like anywhere in the world, Helen was seeing a lot of elderly patients with foot problems at work. She has developed a love and passion for them, and wanted to enhance her understanding and communication with her geriatric patients. She therefore continued her postgraduate training in 2009 through distant learning at the University of Sydney and continued to work full time as a podiatrist in the hospital. Helen was awarded the Master of Health Science (Majoring in Gerontology) in 2011.

Helen's podiatry career continued to developed in Hong Kong. In 2013, she was selected for a corporate scholarship by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority to undergo specialist training and clinical attachment at various hospitals on Diabetic Foot Management in the United Kingdom. 

During 2013-2018, Helen represented the podiatry profession at the Hong Kong Hospital Authority Allied Health Quality and Safety Committee. She lead the podiatry profession to carry out annual quality and safety projects. Helen was the main author for the infection control guideline in Podiatry and involved in other documents related to quality and safety aspects in Podiatry in the Hong Kong Hospital Authority. 

Helen is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She is an experienced podiatrist who has over 13 years of clinical experience. She has served in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, United Christian Hospital, Tseung Kwan O Hospital and Haven of Hope Hospital in Hong Kong. Before starting up her own private practice in Hong Kong in 2018, Helen was the Podiatrist department in-charge in Tseung Kwan O Hospital for nearly 10 years. 

Community Involvement

Over the years, Helen was frequently invited to speak at various conferences, seminars and scientific meetings. She believes that sharing of clinical knowledge is important, as it enhances the awareness of foot health not only for the medical professionals but also for the general public. 

Overseas Podiatry attachments 

2005 - Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

2010 - Chapel Allerton Hospital, UK

2015 - Leicester General Hospital, UK

2015 - Melton Mowbray Hospital, UK

2015 - Market Harbough Hospital, UK

2015 - Loughborough Hospital, UK

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