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Community Podiatry Services 2014

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Podiatrists (formally known as chiropodists) diagnose, assess, evaluate and treat foot and lower limb conditions for a wide variety of patients.

Community NHS Podiatry Services within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are provided by Leicestershire Partnership Trust NHS, Community Health Services Division.

Need to Apply for an Assessment?

The community podiatry form for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland has amalgamted, please use the form below for all podiatry referrals into the community.

Please download the application form; print, complete and return to address indicated:

Alternatively, apply online by completing the form below:


What does our service do?

Podiatry services aim to keep the population mobile, help users keep their independence and maintain their quality of life by providing an expert and complete range of foot and lower limb care, for those with a clinical, medical and/or physical need. This can range from routine corn, callous and nail care to the extremely specialised ‘high risk’ cases such as diabetic foot ulcer care, nail surgery, complex biomechanical assessment and treatment, through to provision of insoles and orthotics.

Treatment plans are individual to the user, aiming to resolve the problem or at least reach a level of maintenance and comfort. They also include personalised education, strongly promoting self-care.


How does our service work?


How can you access our service?

  • Refer yourself – application forms are available at most GP practices and at the end of this page.
  • Ask your GP, consultant or other health or social care professional involved in your care to refer you.

You may also be eligible to access our Podiatry service if you live in the following areas. Please click on your area to find out more.



Contact us

Tel: 0116 225 5118 
Lines are open between 9:00am - 4:00pm (there is an answer phone facility outside of these times) 

Email on:

Or at our address: Podiatry Services
South Wigston Health Centre
80 Blaby Road
South Wigston
Leicestershire LE18 4SE



Amin Pabani 
Westcotes Health Centre
Fosse Road South
Leicester LE3 0LP
Tel: 07710 645966


New Community Podiatry Referral Form (Aug 2013) (WRD 182KB)

Please download, print, complete and return to the address Download Document