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.
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
- Emergency appointments offered within 3 working days.
There are several areas of referral:
Self Referral – forms available at GP surgeries, clinic locations and from the Resources section
Referral by GP
Referral by Consultant
Referral by any other Health Practitioner
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 8.30am to 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