Podiatry - Oldham 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.

The podiatry service provides a range of podiatric assessments and treatments for problems with the foot and lower limb.

These include:

  • nail and skin pathologies (this is strictly based on medical need)
  • vascular and neurological assessment, a children's clinic
  • musculoskeletal assessment and treatment
  • drop in clinic for urgent foot problems (for existing podiatry patients only),
  • drop in clinics for all Failsworth and Royton registered patients
  • advice regarding footcare/footwear/self management
  • woundcare management - with specialist input also from our High Risk Foot Team
  • provision of training to nursing home staff and carers
  • nail surgery

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. See the Useful Links section for further details

Integrated Care Centre
New Radcliffe Street
Oldham
OL1 1NL

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.

Websites and apps 

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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