Podiatry - Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale (HMR) Community

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic our priority are the most at risk patients and capacity will be reduced some of our clinics will not be running during this time.

We provide a comprehensive foot health service that includes the diagnosis, management and treatment of lower limb and foot dysfunction and their associated pathologies.

Patients meeting the access criteria will be routed to the appropriate podiatry team member for assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management, that may involve referring on to colleagues within the service, for example, Nail Surgery Specialist, Biomechanical & Gait Assessment, High Risk Podiatrists and to other agencies, for example Physiotherapist, District Nurses and GP.

Podiatry direct self-referral

If you're over 16 years of age and registered with a GP in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale, you can now make a self-referral to the service by visiting our secure web link: Podiatry Direct

Parents or guardians can also refer their children under the age of 16 years.

Please note that self-referral is not available for routine nail cutting and skin care, including corns and callus in healthy patients, verrucas, bunions, or fungal nail infections.

Self-care advice and information

To support you to effectively and confidently manage and understand your condition and look after your feet, we have pulled together a library of resources. These are available on our podiatry landing page and include factsheets, apps, websites and a nail trimming advice video.

Self-care advice and information

To support you to effectively and confidently manage and understand your condition and look after your feet, below you can find a library of resources that we have pulled together.  This includes factsheets, apps and websites.

Useful Websites

The College of Podiatry - where you can find foot healing advice and free leaflets to download

Diabetes UK - which has handy guides for taking care of your feet and spotting signs of any complications

Arthritis Research UK - if your podiatry problem is related to arthritis, this website contains useful information and tips for managing the condition

The Circulation Foundation - has information on peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and how to look after your vascular health

Raynaud’s Association - for information about footcare in relation to Raynaud's

NHS Choices  - which has lots of useful general information about looking after your health and wellbeing including topics such as falls prevention, weight management, and help and guidance on quitting smoking

Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists - information leaflets for parents and carers on a range of topics, including foot conditions and advice on choosing footwear.

*The Northern Care Alliance is not responsible for the content of external websites.

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