Podiatry – Biomechanics Service

Service overview

A specialist service which provides assessment and treatment of foot, ankle and some lower limb conditions, typically involving advice, insoles, orthoses or splints.

Clinic times

Out-patient clinics: Monday and Friday 8.30am – 5 pm

Clinic locations

Rotherham Community Health Centre
Maltby Service Centre

Length of appointment

Out-patient appointments are typically 30 minutes.

What to bring

  • Patients should attend in appropriate sensible footwear with an adjustable fastening (no slip on shoes).
  • A full list of medication.

What to expect

Initial assessment is carried out in clinic by a member of the biomechanics team.

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 Podiatry Appointments Office on 01709 423200  (8.30am to 5 pm Monday to Friday) - please ask for the Biomechanics Co-ordinator.

What to do if you cannot attend

Contact the Podiatry Appointments Office on 01709 423200 (8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday) - ask for the Biomechanics Co-ordinator. Please provide as much notice as possible.
Patients failing to attend for appointments without notification will be discharged.

Your clinicians

Mr L Bray, Advanced Podiatrist – Biomechanics Lead
Miss N Begum-Miah, Advanced Podiatrist – Biomechanics
Miss B Gilbank – Biomechanics Co-ordinator

Patient information

Written advice literature is available on request from the department.

Additional 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    

Press/media enquiries
01709 427286 
communication@rothgen.nhs.uk  

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

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Visit the Rotherham Council website. 
 Visit the Rotherham CCG website 
Visit the NHS Choices website.