Our podiatry teams provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disease and conditions affecting the foot and lower limb.

Our treatments are focused on relieving symptoms, improving function, disease prevention, and maintaining independence and well-being.

We see people who are having problems with their feet. Our podiatry services help you look after your feet by providing assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disease and conditions affecting the foot and lower limb.

We provide a range of foot health related services including:

  • Screening and treatment of at-risk patients
  • Chronic and acute ulcer management
  • Orthotic and insole prescription and manufacture for feet
  • Nail surgery
  • Removal of corns, and other soft tissue lesions
  • Health promotion, education and advice
  • Maintenance care for chronic and irreversible foot problems

Merton podiatry service is offered Mondays to Friday between 08.30am to 16.30pm.

Podiatry services are provided on a needs-led basis. Any member of the community requiring foot care or foot health advice will receive an initial assessment or education session. Eligibility for treatment will be assessed against a patient's foot condition and any medical or physical condition that may be an influencing factor.

Medical priority for treatment will be given to people with any of the following conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • Rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory or connective tissue disorders
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Neurological disorders affecting the foot and lower limb
  • HIV/immunosuppressed/long term steroid therapy
  • Podiatric priority for treatment will be given to people with any of the following:
  • Acute pain
  • Acute/chronic painful lesions
  • Other acute problems including ulceration, infection, haemorrhage
  • Bio-mechanical problems or gait dysfunction

Non-eligible conditions for treatment include:

  • Patients with no foot or medical priority conditions requiring continued care
  • Patients able to undertake their own basic foot and nail care
  • Those with carers or relatives able to do so
  • Minor callous and verrucae which are asymptomatic (painless)
  • Problems that are caused or aggravated by inappropriate footwear

Referral information required by our service

Our podiatry service requires standard patient and referrer information, including NHS number, contact and address details.

We also require information about the reason for the referral, past medical history, and whether the referral is urgent, non-urgent, or routine.

Referrals can be made via Barnet Community Point of Access:

Referrals can be made by completing one of the following referral forms:

and returning to the address below:

CLCH Single Point of Access (SPA)
The Medical Centre 
First Floor
7e Woodfield Road 
London W9 3XZ

Contacting our Single Point of Access (SPA)

Clinician queries
  • Phone: 020 8102 5520
  • eFax: 0300 008 3251
  • Email (Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm): cbo@nhs.net
Patient queries

Referrals to podiatry should go through the Merton Single Point of Access (SPA).

Clinicians and health professional queries (Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 6pm) should contact the team on:

For patient queries: (Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 6pm):

Abingdon Health Centre

  • Address: 89-92 Earls Court Road, London, W8 6EG
  • Phone: 020 7795 8400

Barnet Hospital

  • Address: Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 3DJ
  • Phone: 0845 111 4000

Charing Cross Hospital

  • Address: Fulham Palace Road, London, W6 8RF
  • Phone: 020 3311 1234

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

  • Address: 369 Fulham Road, London, SW10 9NH
  • Phone: 020 3315 8000

Colville Health Centre

  • Address: 51 Kensington Park Road, London, W11 1PA
  • Phone: 020 7221 2650

Edgware Community Hospital

  • Address: Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, HA8 0AD
  • Phone: 020 8952 2381

Emperors Gate Health Centre

  • Address: 49 Emperors Gate, London, SW7 4HJ
  • Phone: 020 8102 5600

Finchley Memorial Hospital

  • Address: Granville Road, North Finchley, London, N12 0JE

Grahame Park Health Centre

  • Address: The Concourse, Grahame Park Estate, London, NW9 5XT
  • Phone: 020 8205 6204

Hammersmith Hospital

  • Address: Du Cane Road, London, W12 0HS
  • Phone: 020 83883 3074

Health @ the Stowe

  • Address: 260 Harrow Road, London, W2 5ES
  • Phone: 020 7316 6800

Lighthouse West London

  • Address: 111 – 117 Lancaster Road, Ladbroke Grove, London, W11 1QT
  • Phone: 020 7313 2900

Lisson Grove Health Centre

  • Address: Gateforth Street, London, NW8 8EG
  • Phone: 020 7563 6100

Marylebone Health Centre

  • Address: 17a Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LT
  • Phone: 020 8102 4570

Mill Hill Clinic

  • Address: Hartley Avenue, London, NW7 2HX
  • Phone: 020 8959 3005

Nelson Centre

  • Address: Kingston Road, SW20 8DA
  • Phone: 020 3668 3300

Parkview Centre for Health and Wellbeing

  • Address: 56 Bloemfontein Road, London, W12 7FG
  • Phone: 020 8102 6000

Parsons Green Health Centre

  • Address: 5-7 Parsons Green, London, SW6 4UL
  • Phone: 020 8102 4000

Richford Gate Primary Care Centre

  • Address: 49 Richford Gate, Richford Street, London, W6 7HY
  • Phone: 020 8102 3600

Soho Centre for Health and Care

  • Address: 29-30 Soho Square, London, W1D 3QS
  • Phone: 020 7534 6500

South Westminster Centre for Health

  • Address: St Georges House, 82 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PF
  • Phone: 020 7963 2444

St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing

  • Address: Exmoor Street, London, W10 6DZ
  • Phone: 020 8969 2488

The Medical Centre

  • Address: 7E Woodfield Road, London, W9 3XZ
  • Phone: 020 7266 8600

Torrington Park Health Centre

  • Address: 16 Torrington Park, North Finchley, London, N12 9SS
  • Phone: 020 8492 6400

Vale Drive Health Centre

  • Address: Vale Drive, EN5 2ED
  • Phone: 020 8447 3500

Violet Melchett Clinic

  • Address: 30 Flood Walk, London, SW3 5RR
  • Phone: 020 7349 2800

Watling Clinic

  • Address: 36 Cressingham Road, Edgware, HA8 0RW
  • Phone: 020 8959 6931

World’s End Health Centre

  • Address: 529 Kings Road, London, SW10 0UD
  • Phone: 020 7349 3200

Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre

  • Address: 275 Alexandra Avenue, Harrow, Midlesex, HA2 9DX
  • Phone: 0300 555 8889

Caryl Thomas Clinic

  • Address: Headstone Drive, Wealdstone, Middlesex, HA1 4UQ
  • Phone: 0300 555 8889

Nelson Health Centre

  • Address: Kingston Road, SW20 8DA

Wideway Health Centre

  • Address: 15 Wide Way, Mitcham, CR4 1BP

Morden Road Clinic

  • Address: 254 Morden Road, Morden, London, SW19 3DA