The Podiatry Service ensure 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 Podiatry Service offer a flexible service that matches the clinical need of each individual in Cornwall. The service offers Podiatry clinical experts trained and supported from Band 3 to Band 7.
What the Podiatry Service does
- Diabetes care
- Wound Management
- Vascular Assessment
- Lower Limb Musculo-skeletal assessment
- Acute Foot Ulcer clinics
- Nail surgery
- Complete advice and care package planning
- Individually categorised patient care plans
- 72 hour Emergency appointments offered
The service is available 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.
There is also an emergency Hotline; telephone number 01209 318093 which is manned 9.30am-4.30pm. The purpose of the hotline is to offer emergency access to patients with an urgent foot problem. Or an electronic referral can be completed and sent to email@example.com
Podiatrists work closely with Community Nursing teams, acute nursing, Practice Nurses, GPs, Consultants, Physiotherapists and Orthotists.
Service referrals can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org