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 are specialists in foot health and provide a comprehensive service that includes diagnosis, management and treatment of lower limb and foot dysfunction, and associated pathologies. We have a particular focus on complex foot conditions.
Our podiatrists work in partnership with patients, their carers, primary and secondary health care teams to promote foot health, help people to live more independently and minimise the risk of amputation for people with advanced foot complications.
We provide the following:
- New patient assessment clinics
- High risk wound care
- Managed care clinics (this is a step down clinic from the high risk pathway)
- MSK (musculoskeletal) for complex foot conditions
- A daily triage session of referrals
- Nail surgery
We don't provide routine foot care such as nail cutting, fungal nails, verrucae, corns and callus debridement, in patients who are otherwise healthy.
Care is delivered at clinics across the borough including , Townside Primary Care Centre, Radcliffe Primary Care centre and Pretwich Health centre.
A limited home-based service is available for people who meet the house bound criteria.
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 websit
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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