NHS Foundation


Address

Bedfordshire

Opening hours

Monday – Friday, 08.30 – 17.00 South Locality: Friday, 08.30 – 16.00

Bedfordshire and Luton Podiatry Service

Who we are

Podiatry is a medical speciality, dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of foot and leg problems.

We provide a high quality, responsive service in well equipped and maintained surgeries, based on a patient’s clinical need.

Who do we Treat?
We target the service towards those individuals who have been assessed as needing the specialist skills of a podiatrist

Examples of appropriate referrals might include people with the following conditions:

  • Diabetes at risk
  • Rheumatic disease
  • Neurological disease
  • Immune deficiency
  • Septic or infected sores or cuts
  • Ulceration
  • Vascular or coronary disease
  • Patients on high risk drug therapies

The Podiatry Service provides a range of specialities and techniques including assessment, diagnosis, treatment, training and advice with an emphasis on prevention and self-management in order to reduce pain and maximise improvement in foot and lower limb conditions, thus improving or maintaining the patient’s mobility and quality of life.

Where service is based
Podiatry services are currently delivered at the following locations:

Health Centres: 

Flitwick Health Centre   

Sandy Health Centre     

Biggleswade Health Centre 

Enhanced Services Centre          

Marsh Farm Clinic  

Kempston Clinic

Wigmore Health Centre Houghton Regis

London Road Health Centre       

Shefford Health Centre

Leighton Buzzard Clinic 

Contact Details
Podiatry Locality Lead [Luton and South Bedfordshire]: Amanda Wildgoode
Tel: 

Podiatry Locality Lead [North and Mid Bedfordshire]: Rushmi Kanjee
Tel: 01234 310700

Please ask for a referral from one of the following:

        GP
        0-19 Team
        Community Nurse
        Consultant
        Practice Nurse 

Self-referrals to this service are not accepted

Clinical


Clinical speciality:

Community Health Services