The podiatry service is available for adults and children to assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of health problems that affect the feet and lower limbs. Podiatry clinics are based in community health centres, clinics and hospitals in the North West Surrey area. A very limited home visiting service is available to those patients who are completely housebound (unable to cross the threshold or require significant assistance to do so).

Access to the podiatry service is determined by a combination of the foot problem and the extent to which any medical conditions (e.g. diabetes) put the foot at risk of serious complications, such as developing a foot wound or losing a limb. Referrals accepted into the service are likely to include people who have diabetes, weakened immunity, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral neuropathy or severe foot deformity.

Please note that the podiatry service has exclusions and currently does not accept referrals from individuals who:

  • Do not have a medical condition that deems them to be ‘High Risk’
  • Do not have a foot health problem
  • General nail care including fungal and thick nails
  • Corns and/or callus with no associated risk factors.
  • Have problems that are caused or aggravated by inappropriate footwear
  • Have verrucae/plantar warts
  • Low foot risk people with diabetes who have no foot pathology

"I would like to convey my sincere praise for all the care and attention I have received from all the podiatrists...I found them to be so kind and caring."

Podiatry patient

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