The trust’s podiatry service assesses, diagnoses and treats a variety of conditions affecting the foot and lower limb.
This includes preventative, palliative and corrective care in order to maintain tissue viability and improve and maintain foot health and improve mobility. Individual treatment packages are offered based on podiatric need.
A range of services are available and include:
Biomechanical assessment, including orthotic prescription and manufacture
Diabetes foot health advice & wound care.
Corrective nail surgery
Core podiatry care, including foot health promotion and self-care advice.
Provision of services to residential homes, including the training of carers in simple foot care.
Patients who are completely housebound may be able to receive some treatment at home. (NB. this is needs assessed)