Contact the Podiatry Service

Call 01872 246 838 or email the Podiatry Service.

The service is available 8.30am to 4.30pm, 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.

Podiatry Service

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 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:

  • 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).

Team working

Podiatrists work closely with:

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