Podiatry/Chiropody Appointments During Coronavirus - WE ARE OPEN !!
Podiatrists/Chiropodists are registered allied health care professionals (SEE HCPC>ORG) and are permitted to treat emergencies during the coronavirus pandemic.
Emergency patients are those who currently have or who are at high risk of having INFECTION, ULCERATION, PAIN or INGROWING TOE NAILS.
During these challenging times some people are struggling with their feet. It is very important to restrict the spread of Coronavirus. It is important at the time of booking an appointment that we explore your exposure level to the virus. Please call 01562 540 203 and I will speak to you directly. You can still book online but please make it clear what your medical status is regarding the Covid 19 virus. I may still contact you before your appointment to ensure all is ok.
What to expect at your appointment
- PPE worn my me
- Hand gel - please use before entering the treatment room
- Surfaces disinfected between patients
- Spaced out appointments to avoid patient’s bumping into each other
- Air Purifier
- Sneeze Screen between patient and practitioner
- patient masks available at the clinic
"Lovely friendly & honest guy! Nav knows his stuff & gives all the info you need. Highly recommended to all. Thank you very much." - Carrie-Ann
"Great!! Had treatment with Nav and he is really really good. He's got a lot of time for people. Helped me every session as I'm very... squeamish... he's very understanding. Would recommend to anyone!!!" - J Dunn
“Top guy. Go-to foot expert. Had some joint manipulation with Nav. I've never looked back. Thanks!”
- Mr. C Canney
"Very highly recommend. 1st class service, feels like I have new feet, THANKS Nav.''
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