Peninsula Community Health
 

Podiatry

Happy Feet 

We 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.

We offer a flexible service that matches the clinical need of each individual in Cornwall.

We offer Podiatry clinical experts trained and supported from Band 3 to Band 7.

 What we do

  • 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

Service availability

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

We have several areas of referral:

  • Self Referral - forms available at GP surgeries and all clinic locations
  • Referral by GP
  • Referral by Consultant
  • Referral by any other Health Practitioner

We can be contacted during these times by telephoning the Locality centre nearest you and we have an emergency hot line which is manned 9.00-4.30 pm 01579 373 550 (out of hours answer phone)

Team working

Our Podiatrists work closely with Community Nursing teams, acute nursing, Practice Nurses, GPs, Consultants, Physiotherapists and Orthotists.

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