What we do

The Podiatry Service provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the feet and lower limbs.

We provide treatment to:
  • People with long term conditions such as vascular disease, amputees, connective tissue disorders, stroke, Parkinson’s disease
  • People with multiple and complex needs e.g. dementia, falls
  • People with biomechanical problems e.g. gait /postural problems
  • People requiring nail surgery
  • People presenting with acute foot and ankle problems and conditions.
We aim to:
  • Prevent unnecessary disability resulting from disease, illness or accidents.
  • Prevent unnecessary hospital admissions e.g. falls, peripheral vascular disease
  • Reduce anxiety and fear
  • Enable early discharge home from hospital
  • Facilitate self-management of long term conditions
  • Maximise mobility and ability of people to remain in their own homes
Our service also includes:  
  • Symptomatic biomechanics – biomechanical assessment and gait analysis
  • IGTN with/without infection – nail surgery
  • High Risk Management of Lower Limb including diabetics, Rheumatoid patients, patients with poor circulation, patients with tissue viability problems
  • Wound care
  • Vascular screening
  • Dermatological conditions- symptomatic
  • Patients who have had previous ulceration / amputation for foot health monitoring
  • Patients who have severe recurrent lesions, have tried all treatments without success and require ongoing regular visits to maintain foot health – could possible ulcerate
  • Patient foot health education

How to access the service

  • Self Referral
  • GP Referral
  • Consultant/Hospital referral

Where to find us

The Podiatry Service is mainly clinic based and delivered from five main locality teams:

  • Pendle:            Yarnspinners
  • Burnley:           St Peter’s Centre
  • Rossendale:     Bacup Health Centre
  • Hyndburn :       Accrington PALS
  • Ribble Valley:    Clitheroe Health Centre


The Podiatry Service is provided to the registered GP population of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley.  

All care settings including health centres, hospitals, residential/ nursing homes and the domiciliary setting. 

Patients are only seen in residential/nursing homes or their own home if totally housebound.

General enquiries

Burnley Locality Team
Team Leader: Dawn Stalker
Base: St Peters PHCC, 42 Church Street, Burnley, BB11 2DL
Tel. No: 01282 805921
E-mail: burnleypodiatry.elht@nhs.net

Podiatry Clinics in Burnley Locality
• Padiham Health Centre, Station Rd, Padiham, BB12 8EA
Tel. No: 01282 805692
• St Peters PHCC, 42 Church Street, Burnley, BB11 2DL  
Tel. No: 01282 805921

Hyndburn Locality Team
Team Leader: Heather Thompson
Base: Accrington PALS PHCC, 1 Paradise St, Accrington, BB5 2EJ
Tel. No: 01254 736017
E-mail: hyndburnpodiatry.elht@nhs.net

Podiatry Clinics in Hyndburn Locality
• Accrington Acorn Primary Health Care Centre,  421 Blackburn Road, Accrington, BB5 1RT
Tel. No: 01254 736074
• Accrington PALS Primary Health Care Centre, 1 Paradise St, Accrington, BB5 2EJ
Tel. No: 01254 736017
• Great Harwood Health Centre, Water Street, Great Harwood, BB6 7QR
Tel. No: 01254 736164

Pendle Locality Team
Team Leader: Neil Herbert
Base: Yarnspinners PHCC Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR
Tel. No: 01282 805811
E-mail: pendlepodiatry.elht@nhs.net

Podiatry Clinics in Pendle Locality
• Colne Health Centre, Market Street, Colne, BB8 0LJ
Tel. No: 01282 805834
• Yarnspinners PHCC Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR
Tel. No: 01282 805811

Ribble Valley Locality Team
Team Leader: Heather Thompson
Base: Clitheroe Hospital, Chatburn Rd, Clitheroe, BB7 2JG
Tel. No: 01200 449007
E-mail: ribblevalleypodiatry.elht@nhs.net 

Podiatry Clinics in Ribble Valley Locality
• Clitheroe Community Hospital, Chatburn Road, Clitheroe, BB7 4JX
Tel. No: 01200 449007

Rossendale Locality Team
Team Leader: Neil Herbert
Base: Bacup PHCC, Irwell Mill, Rochdale Rd, Bacup, OL13 9NR
Tel. No: 01706 235333
E-mail: rossendalepodiatry.elht@nhs.net

Podiatry Clinics in Rossendale Locality
• Bacup PHCC, Irwell Mill, Rochdale Rd, Bacup, OL13 9NR 
Tel. No: 01706 235333
• Haslingden Health Centre, Manchester Road, Haslingden, BB4 5SL
Tel. No: 01706 235417
• Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre, Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 7PL
Tel. No: 01706 235344

Opening times

The service is provided Monday to Friday during core hours.

Evening clinical sessions are currently offered in Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle and Rossendale localities.  

Useful documents

Podiatry Referral Form