At your first consultation your podiatrist will take details
of your address and contact details including telephone
They will also need to know your date of birth and the
name of your medical practitioner.
A medical history will be taken, please let your podiatrist
decide what is important and relevant . They will need to
know all the medicines you are using (tablets, injections,
sprays, suppositories etc.) Remember our advice can only
be based on the information given and any treatment plan
suggested may not be safe if you don’t provide this
A brief description of why you are seeking help is also
recorded, this will usually be in your own words.
Your Podiatrist will then commence an examination of your
feet. A treatment plan will then be suggested and treatment
• This practice uses consent forms for any invasive
procedure such as local analgesics or any form of surgery.
• It is a legal document which states you understand
what we are going to do.
• The use of consent forms ensures you understand
the procedure and any implications.
• If you need more information or don’t understand
Please read our Frequently Asked Question
section for more details. or contact us on 01252