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.

Who we see

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 service information

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

Referral information

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.

Barnet referral information

Referrals can be made via Barnet Community Point of Access:

Efax: 0208 732 6613

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster referral information

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: cbo@nhs.net (Mon to Fri, 8am to 6pm)

Patient queries:
Phone: 020 8102 5555
Email: clcht.bookingsupport@nhs.net (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm)

Merton referral information


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:

Phone: 0333 004 7555
Email: clcht.mertonspa@nhs.net
Secure fax number: 0300 008 2122

For patient queries: (Mondays to Fridays, 8am to 6pm)
Phone: 0333 241 4242
Email: clcht.mertonspa@nhs.net
Secure fax number: 0300 008 2122

Locations and opening hours

Abingdon Health Centre

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

Barnet Hospital

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

Charing Cross Hospital

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

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

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

Colville Health Centre

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

Edgware Community Hospital

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

Emperors Gate Health Centre

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

Finchley Memorial Hospital

Granville Road, North Finchley, London, N12 0JE

Grahame Park Health Centre

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

Hammersmith Hospital

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

Health @ the Stowe

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

Lighthouse West London

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

Lisson Grove Health Centre

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

Marylebone Health Centre

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

Mill Hill Clinic

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

Nelson Centre

Kingston Road, SW20 8DA
Phone: 020 3668 3300

Parkview Centre for Health and Wellbeing

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

Parsons Green Health Centre

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

Richford Gate Primary Care Centre

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

Soho Centre for Health and Care

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

South Westminster Centre for Health

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

St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing

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

The Medical Centre

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

Torrington Park Health Centre

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

Vale Drive Health Centre

Vale Drive, EN5 2ED
Phone: 020 8447 3500

Violet Melchett Clinic

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

Watling Clinic

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

World’s End Health Centre

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

Alexandra Avenue Health and Social Care Centre

275 Alexandra Avenue, Harrow, Midlesex, HA2 9DX

Phone: 0300 555 8889

Caryl Thomas Clinic

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

Nelson Health Centre

Kingston Road, SW20 8DA

Wideway Health Centre

15 Wide Way, Mitcham, CR4 1BP

Morden Road Clinic

254 Morden Road, Morden, London, SW19 3DA