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Swansea Bay Podiatry Direct Telephone Assessment Service

Tel: 0300 300 0024

Disabled Access: Yes

Website: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/863/page/55901

Summary

Podiatry Direct is a telephone service to provide direct access for advice and assessment of foot related problems. Please note that the Podiatry Department does not offer a routine nail cutting service. The service is available to people who live in the Swansea Bay Health Board area only. You will be asked a number of questions by the Podiatrist so that he or she can fully understand your problem. You will be asked questions about:

Your foot problem .

The medicines you are taking.

Any medical problems.

Please have this information readily available when you telephone. It would also be helpful if you could have your hospital or NHS number available. The Podiatrist will then discuss with you the best way of helping you manage your foot problem. This may include one or more of the following options:

Advice over the telephone.

An appointment at a Podiatry clinic where your foot/feet will be examined and a treatment plan agreed.

All patients needing an appointment will be seen according to the priority of their condition. Relevant health education information will be sent to you, if appropriate, following the telephone assessment. Please note that you cannot use Podiatry Direct if you already attend a NHS Podiatry clinic. Walk In Service (no appointment necessary) Port Talbot Resource Centre Level 1 Moor Road Baglan SA12 7BJ available Monday to Friday 8.45am to 4.15pm.  See ID 32960 for walk in clinic details.  Please note that the Walk In Clinic option has been suspended for the forseeable future (09/06/2020).

Last Updated: 15 July 2020 10:50 by NHS Direct Wales

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Normal Opening Hours

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Monday8.45am4.15pm
Tuesday8.45am4.15pm
Wednesday8.45am4.15pm
Thursday8.45am4.15pm
Friday8.45am4.15pm

Services Offered

Service does: Chiropody Service
Service does: Referral - Self Referral
Service does: Telephone Information/Advice

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