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.
There are several ways to get a referral to the service:
- 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).
The service is available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.
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.
Podiatrists work closely with:
- acute nursing
- community nursing teams
- practice nurses