Podiatry contact information

The service can be contacted during the times listed below by calling 01872 246 838 or you can email the podiatry team.

Podiatry

The podiatry service ensures that the population of Cornwall has access to a high quality and appropriate assessment system; this allows us to best determine the treatment plan suited for you.

The service offer a flexible service that matches the clinical need of each person in Cornwall. 

What the podiatry service does

  • Acute foot ulcer clinics
  • Complete advice and care package planning
  • Diabetes care
  • Individually categorised patient care plans
  • Lower limb musculoskeletal assessment
  • Nail surgery
  • Vascular assessment
  • Wound management
  • Emergency appointments offered within 3 working days.

Referrals

There are several ways to get a referral to the service: 

  • GP
  • consultant
  • other health practitioner 

You can also self refer. Forms are available at GP surgeries, clinic locations or you can download the podiatry referral form (DOCX, 67 KB).

Service availability

The service is available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

Emergency hotline

Call 01209 318 093, 8.30am to 4.30pm. The hotline provides emergency access to patients with an urgent foot problem. You can also complete a podiatry hotline referral form and email the form to the podiatry hotline team.

Team working

Podiatrists work closely with:

  • acute nursing
  • community nursing teams
  • consultants
  • GPs
  • orthotists 
  • physiotherapists
  • practice nurses

Email your service referral.

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