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Who we are

Our service aims to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate conditions affecting your feet and lower limbs. These include common foot care problems such as ingrown toenails and bunions. 

We offer a range of services including:

  • Nail surgery under local anaesthetic for ingrowing toenails 
  • Musculoskeletal and gait analysis with orthotic manufacture 
  • Wound care / ulcer management
  • Health education / footwear advice
  • Pathological nail care
  • Removal of callus and corns
  • Neurological and vascular assessment of the lower limb, including annual foot screening for patients with diabetes
  • Children’s minor foot ailments
  • Diabetic and rheumatoid foot screening
  • Rheumatology and diabetic foot clinics within the hospital as part of a multi-disciplinary team 
  • Podiatry advice in relation to falls prevention

The service is delivered by qualified podiatrists who are registered with the Health Care Professions Council and are supported by assistant practitioners and podiatry assistants.

The service is provided in clinics, nursing and residential homes across Knowsley and St Helens. Home visits are also available.  

The service is available for children and adults with foot problems.  

If you live in Liverpool, the Podiatry service is provided from community sites in addition to patients own homes, residential and care homes. For an assessment appointment, please download the application form, complete it and return to your local health centre or email 

Alternatively, you can complete a paper referral at your local health centre, all of which are listed above.

If you live in Sefton and want an assessment, please complete the above form too and email 

Alternatively, you can also complete a paper referral at one of your local health centres.

If you live in Knowsley or St Helens please self refer to the service using the podiatry service referral form available on this page or you can ask your GP or other healthcare professional to refer you to the service. 


We also provide podiatry services in Knowsley and on Trust inpatient hospital wards.