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Service overview

A specialist service which provides assessment and treatment of foot and ankle conditions usually involving having an operation.

Clinic times

Out-patient clinics: Tuesday and Thursday 8.30am – 5pm
Theatre: Wednesday and Friday 8am – 4pm

Clinic locations

Rotherham Community Health Centre

Length of appointment

Out-patient appointments are typically 30 minutes.
Theatre slots vary dependent upon procedure.

What to bring

  • A medical history form which is sent to all new patients for completion prior to their first appointment.
  • A full list of medication.

What to expect

Initial assessment is carried out in out-patients by a member of the surgical team. Not all patients referred will require surgery. All patients requiring surgery will be seen by a Podiatric Surgeon prior to theatre admission.

Booking your first appointment

Appointments are usually made by your GP (through a system called Choose and Book) and the appointment will be given to you at the time.
If your GP or other health professional sends a referral to the service we will contact you by post.

Translators

If you require translation services please let your GP know.

Transport

If you require transport for an appointment please let your GP know as this needs to be booked at the time of the appointment.

Changing your appointment

Contact the Podiatric Surgery Secretary on 01709 423226.
(8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday)

What to do if you cannot attend

Contact the Podiatric Surgery Secretary on 01709 423226.
(8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday)
Please provide as much notice as possible.
Patients failing to attend for appointments without notification will be discharged.

Your clinicians

Mr G Boon, Consultant Podiatric Surgeon
Miss R Ward, Specialist Podiatric Registrar
Mr A P Conn, Extended Scope Podiatrist
Mrs R E Park, Extended Scope Podiatrist
Mrs S Burton, Assistant Practitioner

Patient information

Written pre and post operative advise literature all available on request from the department.

Any other information

Parking at the Rotherham Community Health Centre is currently free. The car park can get busy. Patients should allow additional time for this to ensure they arrive in good time for their appointment.

 

Contact us

 The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust 
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
Rotherham
S60 2UD

For enquiries & info call switchboard 01709 820000 

Patient Experience Team
01709 424461
Tell us about your experience
yourexperience@rothgen.nhs.uk 

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests
01709 425097
freedomofinformation@rothgen.nhs.uk