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Podiatric Surgery

Podiatric surgery is foot and ankle surgery performed by podiatric surgeons.

Podiatric surgeons are podiatrists who have had extensive post-graduate training in the assessment, diagnosis and surgical management of foot and ankle problems. For more information please click on the links below: 

What is a podiatric surgeon?

Click here to read a leaflet explaining about the role of a podiatric surgeon.   

What is podiatric surgery?

Click on the following video to find about about podiatric surgery.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilJ_YmPvt_0

Who we are

The department of podiatric surgery has been located in its own day surgery unit based in Herefordshire since 1994 situated in the peaceful grounds of Belmont Abbey.  It was formed with the express purpose of providing high quality foot surgery service that was also cost effective by the then Hereford Health Authority. The department also provides Herefordshire patients with a high quality Musculoskeletal (MSK) Service which is the provision of non-invasive treatment such as orthoses. 

The department provides podiatric surgery services for the following additional areas:

  • Gloucestershire
  • Worcestershire
  • Shropshire
  • Telford and Wrekin
  • Gwent
  • Powys

The provision of our service in these areas often uses theatre and out-patient clinics within these areas.

Podiatry service

The Trust also provides a podiatry service, which is run by another department within the Trust.  It is our priority to provide care for patients who have a significant foot condition and a relevant medical history.  Many of these patients require ongoing treatment. Read out more about our podiatry service.

Friends and Family Test

The Friends and Family Test is a simple question that patients are asked about the care they have received.  The test is part of a  way of gathering patient feedback and driving improvement in NHS hospital services across the country. To find out more about the Friends and Family Test click here.

Contacts

 

Main department

Department of Podiatric Surgery
Vaughan Building
Ruckhall Lane
Belmont
Hereford
HR2 9RP

Tel: 01432363902
Email: podiatric.surgery@wvt.nhs.uk

Opening hours

Main department is open -
Monday to Friday
8am to 5.30pm

Shropshire / Telford & Wrekin Patients:

Podiatric Surgery
Bridgnorth Community Hospital
Northgate
Bridgnorth Shropshire WV16 4EU
Tel: 01746 711021/711075

Powys Patients:

Llandrindod Wells Hospital
Temple St
Llandrindod Wells
LD1 5HF

Tel 01597 822951

 

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