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
- 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:
Flitwick Health Centre
Sandy Health Centre
Biggleswade Health Centre
Enhanced Services Centre
Marsh Farm Clinic
Wigmore Health Centre Houghton Regis
London Road Health Centre
Shefford Health Centre
Leighton Buzzard Clinic
Podiatry Locality Lead [Luton and South Bedfordshire]: Amanda Wildgoode
Podiatry Locality Lead [North and Mid Bedfordshire]: Rushmi Kanjee
Tel: 01234 310700