Bury Podiatry Service

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic our priority are the most at risk patients and capacity will be reduced some of our clinics will not be running during this time.

We are specialists in foot health and provide a comprehensive service that includes diagnosis, management and treatment of lower limb and foot dysfunction, and associated pathologies. We have a particular focus on complex foot conditions.

Our podiatrists work in partnership with patients, their carers, primary and secondary health care teams to promote foot health, help people to live more independently and minimise the risk of amputation for people with advanced foot complications.

About our service

If you meet the access criteria, we will support you in the most appropriate way.

We provide the following:

  • New patient assessment clinics
  • High risk wound care
  • Managed care clinics (this is a step down clinic from the high risk pathway)
  • MSK (musculoskeletal) for complex foot conditions
  • A daily triage session of referrals
  • Nail surgery

We don't provide routine foot care such as nail cutting, fungal nails, verrucae, corns and callus debridement, in patients who are otherwise healthy.

Care is delivered at clinics across the borough including , Townside Primary Care Centre, Radcliffe Primary Care centre and Pretwich Health centre.

A limited home-based service is available for people who meet the house bound criteria.

All drop in clinics are available to existing patients

Radcliffe Tuesday pm 1.30 - 3.30 pm

Radcliffe Wednesday 09.00 – 11.30 am and 1.30 to 3.30pm

Townside drop in mon and thurs am 09.00 to 11.30.

Full details about our service are provided in our patient information leaflet. This includes details about types of conditions we can and cannot treat and where we deliver care.  Click here to download a copy.

Self-care advice and information

To support you to effectively and confidently manage and understand your condition and look after your feet, we have pulled together a library of resources. These are available on our podiatry landing page and include factsheets, apps, websites and a nail trimming advice video.

Click here to visit the landing page.

Websites and apps 

The College of Podiatry - where you can find foot healing advice and free leaflets to download

Diabetes UK - which has handy guides for taking care of your feet and spotting signs of any complications

Arthritis Research UK - if your podiatry problem is related to arthritis, this website contains useful information and tips for managing the condition

The Circulation Foundation - has information on peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and how to look after your vascular health

Raynaud’s Association - for information about footcare in relation to Raynaud's

NHS Choices  - which has lots of useful general information about looking after your health and wellbeing including topics such as falls prevention, weight management, and help and guidance on quitting smoking

Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists - information leaflets for parents and carers on a range of topics, including foot conditions and advice on choosing footwear.

Contact Information

Textile Hall
Manchester Road
Bury
BL9 0DG

Tel: 0300 323 3316
fax - spoa.fax@nhs.net

Opening Hours

9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Some early morning appointments are available.

Referral Methods

  • GP
  • Self referral is being introduced shortly