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Podiatry

Welcome to Podiatry          

The Podiatry Service in NHSGGC provides triage, screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and foot health education to patients with a lower limb condition or a systemic condition that affects the lower limb. The service aspires to be needs led and person centred to support and enable self care where possible. Patients, (and carers and family members where indicated) are involved in the development and delivery of treatment plans where appropriate.

All our Podiatrists are registered by the Health and Care Professions council (HCPC) who ensure that staff meet their standards for training, professional behaviour and health.

 

What is Positively Podiatry?

 

‘The range of medically linked professional interventions and competencies that deal with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases and deformities affecting the human foot’

 

From listening to patients and colleagues, many people are unsure about the role of a podiatrists and what to expect when attending an appointment. We want to change that by launching the 'Positively Podiatry' campaign which provides patients and colleagues with simple information about the positive contribution podiatry makes to the health and wellbeing of individuals at all ages and stages of life.   

Our focus is to ‘Protect Limbs and Prolong Lives’.  

 

We do this by:

  • Providing care for individuals who have developed tissue damage to their feet
  • Helping people with foot and ankle pain or injury to rehabilitate, enabling them to remain fit and active   
  • Focusing on supporting individuals with their goals to maintain health

Read more in our service information leaflet in the link below.

To self refer and book call, Podiatry Appointment Hotline number: 0141 347 8909  

(Mon - Friday 8am - 8pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm)

Alternatively email: [email protected]


 

Personal Footcare Guidance

Do you need help to care for your own feet or would like to know more about how to help a relative or friend with their footcare?

 

Information, videos and advice can be found at the website below:

www.lookafteryourfeet.info

Booklets for selfcare                          

Booklet to help you look after someone else's feet