What we do

The Podiatry Service provides assessment, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the feet and lower limbs.

We provide treatment to:
  • People with long term conditions such as vascular disease, amputees, connective tissue disorders, stroke, Parkinson’s disease
  • People with multiple and complex needs e.g. dementia, falls
  • People with biomechanical problems e.g. gait /postural problems
  • People requiring nail surgery
  • People presenting with acute foot and ankle problems and conditions.
We aim to:
  • Prevent unnecessary disability resulting from disease, illness or accidents.
  • Prevent unnecessary hospital admissions e.g. falls, peripheral vascular disease
  • Reduce anxiety and fear
  • Enable early discharge home from hospital
  • Facilitate self-management of long term conditions
  • Maximise mobility and ability of people to remain in their own homes
Our service also includes:  
  • Symptomatic biomechanics – biomechanical assessment and gait analysis
  • IGTN with/without infection – nail surgery
  • High Risk Management of Lower Limb including diabetics, Rheumatoid patients, patients with poor circulation, patients with tissue viability problems
  • Wound care
  • Vascular screening
  • Dermatological conditions- symptomatic
  • Patients who have had previous ulceration / amputation for foot health monitoring
  • Patients who have severe recurrent lesions, have tried all treatments without success and require ongoing regular visits to maintain foot health – could possible ulcerate
  • Patient foot health education

How to access the service

  • Self Referral
  • GP Referral
  • Consultant/Hospital referral

Where to find us

The Podiatry Service is mainly clinic based and delivered from five main locality teams:

  • Pendle:            Yarnspinners
  • Burnley:           St Peter’s Centre
  • Rossendale:     Bacup Health Centre
  • Hyndburn :       Accrington PALS
  • Ribble Valley:    Clitheroe Health Centre


The Podiatry Service is provided to the registered GP population of Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley.  

All care settings including health centres, hospitals, residential/ nursing homes and the domiciliary setting. 

Patients are only seen in residential/nursing homes or their own home if totally housebound.

General enquiries

Burnley Locality Team

Team Leader: Dawn Stalker

Base: St Peters PHCC, 42 Church Street, Burnley, BB11 2DL

Tel. No: 01282 805921

E-mail: dawn.stalker@elht.nhs.uk

Podiatry Clinics in Burnley Locality

• Kiddrow Lane Health Centre, Kiddrow Lane, Burnley, BB12 6LH
Tel. No: 01282 805672

• Padiham Health Centre, Station Rd, Padiham, BB12 8EA
Tel. No: 01282 805692

• St Peters PHCC, 42 Church Street, Burnley, BB11 2DL  
Tel. No: 01282 805921

Emergency Clinic

• Kiddrow Lane Health Centre – Thursday 2:30pm – 3:30pm

• St Peters PHCC, 42 Church Street, Burnley, BB11 2DL  – Wednesday 1.20pm to 3pm

Emergency clinic is available to ELHT Podiatry Service registered patients. 


No nail cutting will be provided and only one problem will be treated. 


There are no appointments; the clinics are run on a ‘sit and wait’ basis.


Hyndburn Locality Team

Team Leader: Simone Howarth

Base: Accrington PALS PHCC, 1 Paradise St, Accrington, BB5 2EJ

Tel. No: 01254 736017

E-mail: simone.howarth@elht.nhs.uk


Podiatry Clinics in Hyndburn Locality

• Accrington Acorn Primary Health Care Centre,  421 Blackburn Road, Accrington, BB5 1RT
Tel. No: 01254 736074

• Accrington PALS Primary Health Care Centre, 1 Paradise St, Accrington, BB5 2EJ

Tel. No: 01254 736017

• Great Harwood Health Centre, Water Street, Great Harwood, BB6 7QR
Tel. No: 01254 736164
 

Emergency Clinic


• Accrington PALS PHCC Thursday 1.20pm – 3pm

Emergency clinic is available to ELHT Podiatry Service registered patients. 
No nail cutting will be provided and only one problem will be treated. 
There are no appointments; the clinics are run on a ‘sit and wait’ basis.

Pendle Locality Team

Team Leader: Dawn Stalker

Base: Yarnspinners PHCC Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR

Tel. No: 01282 805811

E-mail: dawn.stalker@elht.nhs.uk

Podiatry Clinics in Pendle Locality

• Barnoldswick Clinic, The Butts, Barnoldswick, BB18 5HP
Tel. No: 01282 668405

• Colne Health Centre, Market Street, Colne, BB8 0LJ
Tel. No: 01282 805834

• Yarnspinners PHCC Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR
Tel. No: 01282 805811

Emergency Clinic

• Colne Health Centre – Friday 1.20pm – 2.30pm

• Yarnspinners Primary Health Care Centre – Wednesday 1.20pm – 2:15pm

Emergency clinic is available to ELHT Podiatry Service registered patients. 
No nail cutting will be provided and only one problem will be treated. 
There are no appointments; the clinics are run on a ‘sit and wait’ basis.

Ribble Valley Locality Team

Team Leader: Heather Thompson

Base: Clitheroe Health Centre, Railway View Avenue, Clitheroe, BB7 2JG

Tel. No: 01200 413503

E-mail: heather.thompson@elht.nhs.uk 


Podiatry Clinics in Ribble Valley Locality

• Clitheroe Community Hospital, Chatburn Road, Clitheroe, BB7 4JX
Tel. No: 01200 413500

• Clitheroe Health Centre, Railway View Avenue, Clitheroe, BB7 2JG
Tel. No: 01200 413500

• Sabden The Holme, Sabden, BB7 9DZ 
Tel. No: 01254 282371

• Whalley Health Centre, King Street, Whalley, BB7 9SL 
Tel. No: 01254 823273

Rossendale Locality Team

Team Leader: Neil Herbert

Base: Bacup PHCC, Irwell Mill, Rochdale Rd, Bacup, OL13 9NR

Tel. No: 01706 235333

E-mail: neil.herbert@elht.nhs.uk

Podiatry Clinics in Rossendale Locality

• Bacup PHCC, Irwell Mill, Rochdale Rd, Bacup, OL13 9NR 
Tel. No: 01706 235333

• Haslingden Health Centre, Manchester Road, Haslingden, BB4 5SL
Tel. No: 01706 235417

• Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre, Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 7PL
Tel. No: 01706 235344

• Waterfoot Health Centre, Cowpe Road, Waterfoot, BB4 7DN 
Tel. No: 01706 235425

Emergency Clinic

• Bacup Primary Health Care Centre – Monday 1.20pm – 2.30pm

• Rossendale Primary Health Care Centre – Thursday 1.30pm – 3pm

Emergency clinic is available to ELHT Podiatry Service registered patients.No nail cutting will be provided and only one problem will be treated. There are no appointments; the clinics are run on a ‘sit and wait’ basis


Diabetic Foot Team

Extended Scope Podiatrists: Carl Kenwright & Gill Lomax

Base: Diabetes Unit, 3rd Floor, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH

Tel. No: 01254 732615

E-mail: carl.kenwright@elht.nhs.uk ; gill.lomax@elht.nhs.uk

Hot Foot Line: 07866 684 362

Hot Foot Fax: 01254 736032

Carl Kenwright Pager: 07623949724

Gill Lomax Pager: 07623971777

Opening times

The service is provided Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm

Evening clinical sessions are currently offered at in Hyndburn and Burnley localities.  


Saturday morning sessions are offered at St Peter’s Primary Health Care Centre, Burnley.

Useful documents

Podiatry form