"The Podiatry Service is committed to achieving excellence, and providing the highest quality of podiatric care possible. We will put our patients at the centre of everything that we do. We will ensure that all patients experience care that is safe, maintains their dignity, treats them with respect and leads to agreed outcomes. In doing so we will constantly review our services to ensure they are modern and fit for purpose."

Podiatry Services

Podiatry Services are delivered by a team of Registered Podiatrists and are assisted by Podiatry Assistants. The Podiatry Service provides a full range of acute and community podiatric interventions to people who have a medical need and related foot problems.

We offer treatment at numerous clinical sites in a variety of settings across the Trust area. These include health centres, day centres, hospital out-patient departments, wards and GP surgeries.
Specialist clinics include:

  • Rheumatology
  • Biomechanical/Gait
  • Paediatric Biomechanics
  • Podiatry Assistant Clinics
  • Renal
  • Nail Surgery
  • Wound Clinics
  • Diabetic Clinics
  • Tissue Viability
  • Health Education Triage

How to Refer

Referral to the Podiatry Service can be made by GP, other health care professional or by yourself using the departmental self-referral form available and returning it to Lisburn Health Centre, Downe Hospital, Ards Community Hospital or Bangor Community Hospital.

Access the referral form here.

All referrals are triaged on receipt, as there are access criteria in place for NHS Podiatry treatment.

Contact Details

Lisburn Health Centre
  (028) 9250 1214

Downpatrick Community Services
Telephone: (028) 4461 3811

Ards Community Hospital, 9am-1pm
  (028) 9151 0241

Bangor Community Hospital, 9am-1pm
  (028) 9147 5137

Holywood Clinic, 9am-5pm
  (028) 9042 6881

Ulster Hospital
  (028) 9048 4511 Ext 2801