Vacum Packed Instruments
to cross contamination The H. P. C. (Health Professional Council),
was set up, to "Protect" the "Service User".
aim, to make sure, that not only Podiatrist, but the general health
practioner, who is treating patient on a day to day basis, are:-
Practising with a "Protected Title" Podiatry
Take yearly "Continual Professional Day" courses, keeping
up-to-date with modern techniques, and academic knowledge,
resulting in sometimes qualifications, and a general
"Portfolio" of education
Ensuring that the surgery and its instruments are sterilised and
vacuum packed individually for each patient
Ensuring that the old instruments are disposed of individually
and recorded on a database for future record checking
Ensuring that the "Work Ethic" by which we were trained ,
is always upheld to the strictest standards.
do not work within the NHS confinements, and cutting of nails is
something that I do within my surgery.
are many types of nails, from,
"Involuted Nails" whereby the edges are curled into the skin),
Psoriasis nails, which are quite thick and flaky
Onychomycosis - infected toenails.
nychocryptosis - Ingrowing toes nails.
Onychogryphosis - Rams Horn nails.
Onycholysis - Separation of the nail from bed.
Onychia - Inflammation of the matrix and bed.
above is to name but a few, all can be dealt with at my surgery, or
if need be, referred to for analysis at your local hospital.
& Podiatry Treatment consists of the following:-
Bespoked Orthosis for hammered toes
Ingrowing Toe Nail proceedure (semi-permanent)
Inspection of suspected skin complaints (Ulcerations/Fungi/Psoriasis/Eczema)
Depending on the skin condition 'Dry/Moist/Scaly a cream will be
soothingly applied to your feet after the treatment
Initial Appointment with me will be in total 1 hour.
Appointments will be 30 minute appointments
20 years in this business, I still love my chosen career, so a warm
welcome awaits you, whatever your problems are, small or
complicated, I will be more than happy to assist you in every
way I can!
follow the Health Professions Council recommendations and
the following range of practices for podiatrists:
practice of podiatry is the prevention, treatment and
palliation of disease, disorder or dysfunction of the foot, and
includes the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments or other soft
tissue of the foot and lower leg which impact on or affect the
foot or foot function