Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Podiatry

We provide a comprehensive foot health service that includes the diagnosis, management and treatment of lower limb and foot dysfunction and their associated pathologies.

Patients meeting the access criteria will be routed to the appropriate podiatry team member for assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management, that may involve referring on to colleagues within the service, for example, Nail Surgery Specialist, Biomechanical & Gait Assessment, High Risk Podiatrists and to other agencies, for example Physiotherapist, District Nurses and GP.

Podiatry direct self-referral

If you're over 16 years of age and registered with a GP in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale, you can now make a self-referral to the service by visiting our secure web link: www.penninecare.nhs.uk/podiatrydirect

Parents or guardians can also refer their children under the age of 16 years.

Please note that self-referral is not available for routine nail cutting and skin care, including corns and callus in healthy patients, verrucas, bunions, or fungal nail infections.

You can also self refer by printing off a referral form, filling it in and posting it back to the address on the leaflet. Click here for a copy of the form

Self-care advice and information

To support you to effectively and confidently manage and understand your condition and look after your feet, we have pulled together a library of resources. These are available on our podiatry landing page and include factsheets, apps, websites and a nail trimming advice video.

Click here to visit the landing page.


Contact Information

M24 1AY
0161 716 5888

Opening Hours

MON - FRI 8.30 - 4.00

Referral Methods

  • Self referral
  • GP
  • Health professional
  • Social care professional