What does the service provide?

Formerly known as chiropody, podiatrists assess and treat a range of foot problems for patients in particular risk of complications resulting from conditions such as diabetes, arthritic conditions, rheumatoid arthritis and any vascular disease. Highly skilled practitioners also provide nail surgery and nail management for high risk patients.

Service locations

East Surrey Hospital (clinics also at Caterham Dene Community Hospital, Oxted Therapies Unit, Merstham Health Clinic & Birchwood medical practice).


  • East Surrey Hospital: Patient Parking (pay on exit)
  • Merstham Health Clinic: Health Clinic car park (free to users)
  • Caterham Dene Hospital: Hospital car park (free to users)
  • Oxted Therapies Unit: Unit car park (free to users)
  • Birchwood Medical Practice: Pay and display Car Park opposite clinic.


Useful links

Basic foot care advice for common complaints:

The College of Podiatry: http://www.scpod.org/foot-health/

NHS Choices: http://www.nhs.uk/livewell/foothealth/pages/foot-problems-podiatrist.aspx


If you do not qualify for NHS podiatry input or have been discharged and are looking for ongoing podiatry support, the College of Podiatry have a ‘Find a Podiatrist’ tool:

The College of Podiatry: http://www.scpod.org/foot-health/