Podiatry service for patients with acute diabetic foot disorders.
Patients should present to A&E for triage. If they attend out of clinic hours they will be booked to the service the next day, unless systemically unwell.
A specialist podiatrist will assess, treat and refer the patient to the correct foot care pathway.
Patient has Diabetes and:
- hot, swollen foot
- foot infection (sepsis, cellulitis)
- new foot ulceration
- sudden onset of foot pain
- burn to the foot
- puncture wound
- non-diabetes patient
- routine nail care
- routine callus/corn removal
- missed routine community podiatry appointment
How to Refer
Patients can self-refer by attending RFH A&E.
GP referrals are encouraged – complete referral form (see Downloads) and send by email.
Patients should present to A&E directly for triage – if out of clinic hours they will be booked to the service the next day (unless systemically unwell).
Podiatry Hot Clinic
Podiatry Department, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG
Monday–Friday, 09:00–16:00 and Saturday–Sunday, 09:00–11:30.
t: 020 7794 0500 bleep 2317 (GP enquiries)
t: 020 7830 2749 (general enquiries)