Podiatry Service

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 Union Street Clinic
Sandy Health Centre Biggleswade Health Centre
Ampthill Health Centre Liverpool Road Health Centre
Dunstable Health Centre Marsh Farm Clinic
Putnoe Health Centre Queens Park Medical Centre
Kempston Clinic Wigmore Health Centre Houghton Regis
London Road Health Centre Shefford Health Centre
Leighton Buzzard Clinic

Hours of operation

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

How to contact service

Clinical Service Manager (Bedford and Central Beds): Andrew White
Tel 01525 631199

Clinical Service Manager (South Beds): Emma Stoneman
Tel: 01582 708555

How to access service

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