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Podiatry - Ryde Hospital

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Denistone House

9 Denistone Rd

Ryde Hospital

Eastwood

2122

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Podiatry - Ryde Hospital

Contact us

General enquiries: (02) 9858 7547

After hours / urgent contact: (02) 9858 7594

Fax: (02) 9858 7511

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 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.

 What to bring

  • Images / scans
  • Blood results

 When to visit us

Patients referred to the podiatry department should reside in Ryde and Hunters Hill 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.

 How to visit us

Ryde Hospital provides 350 free car parking spaces spread across six car parks. The main carpark comprises both covered and open air parking spaces via Denistone Road. The other large capark is a covered carpark in the basement of the Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre via Fourth Avenue. There is a patient drop off zone outside the emergency department (ED) and a small car park for patients being tested at the COVID clinic.

 Referral information

Written referral from a GP or other registered health practitioner.

 Other information

Can transport be organised for people to attend?

Ryde 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 Ryde 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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