Help in a crisis and visiting information during the COVID-19 pandemic
During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.
Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.
Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis
For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111
Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.
Podiatry (Diabetes Foot Clinic)
We help people with problems affecting the feet and lower limbs.
This includes prevention and teaching people how to look after their feet.
Our patients include:
- people with complications due to long term conditions such as diabetes, vascular disease, neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke and Parkinson's disease
- people with multiple and complex podiatric needs including wound management and tissue viability
- people who need podiatric surgery
- people who need nail surgery
- people with biomechanical problems e.g. gait/postural problems
- people with acute foot and ankle problems and conditions
- people with foot complications associated with diabetes needing referral to other foot clinics
The service is available to all ages.
Service opening hours
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday (except bank holidays).
Advice is available Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.
Information for healthcare professionals
How to refer someone to this service
Refer via the Advanced Podiatrists for Diabetes:
Diabetes Unit, Dundee House, Nottingham City Hospital
Tel: 0115 969 1169
Ext: 57946 or 56622 (Reception).
MDT foot clinics
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday (except public holidays).
Podiatry Advice available Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm.
If emailing, please contact both podiatrists.
MDT referral contact
Fax referral form to diabetes foot clinic on: 0115 962 7959.
A copy of the referral should also be sent to the patient's GP.
Additional information regarding referral to Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) diabetes foot clinics secondary care
Multi-disciplinary diabetic foot clinics are held at Nottingham City Hospital and Kings Mill Hospital.
A referral form will be accepted at both sites and should be completed and sent to the appropriate hospital via the contact details below.
MDT referral should include:
- Full contact details, medical history and medication
- Neuropathy and Vascular status
- Ulcer location, duration and suspected cause
- Ulcer status using Texas Wound Classification system
- Charcot: History of trauma/surgery/duration of pain/swelling.
Duncan Heaney, Head of Podiatry.
Service commissioned by
- Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Groups
- Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group
- Lincolnshire Commissioning Groups
- Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Groups
- Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust