The department specialises in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect the feet and associated structures. The Podiatrists are trained to assess the neurological, vascular, biomechanical and orthopaedic status of the lower limb and have the expertise to treat patients with a variety of presenting problems such as diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, acute and chronic nail pathologies and arthritis, both degenerative and inflammatory.
Where service is based
The service is currently delivered from a variety of settings across south Essex, including community based clinics, health centres and Southend and Orsett Hospitals. There is a limited domiciliary service, which offers treatment to housebound patients in their own homes, nursing and residential care settings.
Contact the Service
How to contact our appointments team
Tel: 01375 364465
Monday to Friday – 10:00-16.30
How to contact our Head Office:
Tel: 01702 538 150
How to access the service
Referrals only from GPs or other healthcare professionals are considered