Podiatry service- Waltham Forest adult community health service

The Waltham Forest podiatry department, now part of the Waltham Forest adult community health service, provides a wide range of foot care services to those with a clinical need for treatment. The service primarily treats those with long-term conditions such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory arthritis and peripheral vascular disease. All podiatrists within the department are trained to BSc (Hons) Podiatry level or equivalent, and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

The department provides the following services:

  • biomechanical and gait reviews for painful foot conditions
  • nail surgery for painful / in-growing toenails (under local anaesthetic)
  • a comprehensive diabetic foot service the including the management of acute foot problems including ulceration
  • general podiatry treatment for people who are at risk because of their medical conditions

Following an in-depth assessment, the team work with patients to put together an individualised care plan to support their recovery. Treatment may be provided in the community or hospital setting, or for housebound people in their home.

Patient information

Contact our service in Waltham Forest

Podiatry service (Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest)
Hainault Health Centre
Manford Way
Chigwell
IG7 4DF

Tel: 0300 300 1722
        01708 576261
Fax: 0208 924 6198
Opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm excluding bank holidays
Reception opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Referrals

Referrals are made via healthcare professionals.

For referrals to our adult community health services, click on the form to the right of this page.