Whether you are a regular patient or visiting the clinic for the first time, you may have questions. Here are some of the things we get asked most often. If you have a question which isn't covered, please contact us using the form below.
Frequently asked questions
What is the difference between podiatry and chiropody?
In simple terms they are the same thing. Podiatry is just a more modern word for Chiropody.
I've got a heath plan, can I claim the costs?
Yes you can. Most health plans cover podiatry - lots of them still call it chiropody. The condition is that you are treated by a fully qualified and registered practitioner. Podiatrists have to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council ( HCPC ). Alan's registration number is CH323273.
I am diabetic, so I want to be sure that you are fully qualified.
Foot health is exttremely important for people with Diabetes. Our podiatrist Alan Coulthurst is fully qualified to give diabetic footh health advice and care.