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Podiatry - Royal North Shore

Level 3 (ground floor)

Acute Services Building

Royal North Shore

Reserve Rd

St Leonards

2065

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Podiatry - Royal North Shore

Contact Us

General enquiries: (02) 9463 1400

Fax: (02) 9463 1065

After Hours / Urgent Contact: (02) 9463 1242

Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 16:30

 What we do

Podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and lower limbs.

Podiatry services are provided with the goal of preventing hospitalisation and foot amputations.

Podiatrists try to improve the foot health of people who are at risk of foot complications.

Patients who reside within the boundaries of North Shore and Ryde  and suffer from a foot problem may be eligible to attend one of our podiatry services.

Patients referred to the podiatry department should reside in North Sydney, Lane Cove, Mosman, or Willoughby local government areas.

They should have one of the following comorbidities:

  • Diabetes
  • Renal failure
  • Spinal injury
  • Rheumatoid disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • History of foot ulceration or amputation or Charcot neuroarthropathy

 What to bring

  • Images / ccans
  • Blood results
  • Test results

 When to visit us

Written referral from a GP or other registered health practitioner.

 How to visit us

 Referral information

GP referral

Patients who reside within the boundaries of North Shore Ryde Health Service and suffer from a foot problem may be eligible to attend one of our podiatry services.

 Other information

Can transport be organised for people to attend?

The Royal North Shore Hospital podiatry department does not offer a transport service

 

Is there a cost to patients to attend the clinic?

There is no cost to attend the podiatry department

 

Additional information:

Podiatry services are provided on an ongoing basis to patients with an identified clinical need. All patients will be assessed against clinical risk factors for foot pathology.

People found to have no active risk factors will be discharged to community providers of foot care.

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