Podiatry

We specialise in all aspects of foot health, from common foot problems to more complicated conditions needing surgical correction.

Areas:

Ashford area

  • Eastcross Clinic – Recreation Ground Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6RA
  • Paula Carr Centre – William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent TN24 0LZ
  • Vicarage Lane Clinic – Vicarage Lane, Ashford, Kent TN23 1NJ

Canterbury and coastal area

  • Canterbury Health Centre – 26 Old Dover Road, Canterbury Kent CT1 3JH
  • Faversham Health Centre – Bank Street, Faversham Kent, ME13 8QR
  • Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital – King Edward Avenue, Herne Bay Kent CT6 6EB
  • Whitstable Health Centre – Harbour Street Whitstable Kent CT5 1BZ
  • Estuary View Medical Practice – Boorman Way, Whitstable, Kent CT5 3SE

North Kent area (children only)

  • Gravesham Community Hospital – Bath Street, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0DG

Medway area

  • Balmoral Gardens Clinic – Balmoral Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 4PN
  • Keystone Centre – Gun Lane Strood Kent ME2 4UL
  • Lordswood Healthy Living Centre – Sultan Road Chatham Kent ME5 8TJ
  • Parkwood Health Centre – Long Catlis Road Rainham Kent ME8 9PR
  • Rainham Healthy Living Centre – 103-107 High Street Rainham Kent ME8 8AA
  • Rochester Healthy Living Centre – Delce Road, Rochester Kent ME1 2EL
  • Walter Brice Day Centre – Main Road Hoo Kent ME3 9AE

South Kent Coast area

  • Aylesham Health Centre – Queens Road, Aylesham, Kent CT3 3BB
  • Deal Clinic – Bowling Green Lane, Deal, Kent CT14 9UF
  • Dover Health Centre – Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent CY16 1RH
  • Folkestone Health Centre – 15-25 Dover Road, Folkestone, Kent CT20 1JY
  • Hythe Clinic – 14-145 High Street, Hythe, Kent CT21 5JU
  • New Romney Clinic – 54 Station Road, New Romney, Kent TN28 8LQ

Thanet area

  • Broadstairs Health Centre – The Broadway, Broadstairs, Kent 10 2AJ
  • College Road Clinic – College Road, Margate Kent CT9 2RT
  • Newington Road Clinic – Newington Road, Ramsgate Kent CT11 0QU

West Kent area

  • Abbey Court Diabetes Centre – 7-15 St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 9TE
  • Coxheath Centre – Heath Road, Coxheath Kent ME17 4AH
  • Edenbridge Hospital – Mill Hill, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5DA
  • Foster Street Clinic – Foster Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6NH
  • Hawkhurst Cottage Hospital – High Street, Hawkhurst, Kent TN18 4PU
  • Hildenborough Medical Practice – Westwood, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9HL
  • Maidstone Hospital Diabetes Centre – Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9QQ
  • Tonbridge Cottage Hospital / OPD – Vauxhall Lane, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 0NE
  • Trenchwood Surgery – 264 Shipbourne Road, Tonbridge, Kent TN10 3ET
  • Sevenoaks Hospital – Hospital Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3PG

Mobile Units

Mondays – Morrisons, Sutton Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 9NN
Tuesdays – Tescos Extra, Lunsford Park, Larkfield, Aylesford, ME20 6RJ
Thursdays – Morrisons, New Hythe Lane, Larkfield, ME20 6PW
Wednesdays and Fridays – Tescos Extra, Woodsgate Corner, Pembury, TN2 4NE

Podiatry services operate from local health centres, community clinics and community hospitals across Kent, as well as from prison sites in Sheppey. You can find information about podiatric surgery and orthotics.

Contact us

0300 123 6756

Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Press 1 for clinics in Ashford, Dover, Deal and Folkestone
Press 2 for clinics in Canterbury, Faversham, Herne Bay, Whitstable and Thanet
Press 3 for clinics in Gravesend and Sittingbourne (children only)
Press 4 for clinics in Maidstone, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge
Press 5 for clinics in Medway.

kcht.podiatryashford@nhs.net
kcht.podiatrycc@nhs.net
kcht.podiatrythanet@nhs.net
kchft.podiatryskc@nhs.net
kcht.podiatrywestkent@nhs.net
kchft.podiatryskc@nhs.net
kchft.podiatrymedway@nhs.net

kentchft.podiatrydgs@nhs.net (children only)
kentchft.podiatryswale@nhs.net (children only

Who we are

We are a team of podiatrists, podiatric surgeons, podiatry assistants, orthotic technicians and clerical staff. We specialise in all aspects of foot health, from common foot problems to more complicated conditions needing surgical correction. We assess, diagnose and treat disorders of the foot and problems with gait.

Our podiatric surgeons perform a variety of surgical procedures, including corrective surgery for bunions and toe deformities. Read more information about podiatric surgery. We are also linked to the Orthotics Service and Toe Nail Cutting Service.

What we do

We aim to maintain mobility, alleviate pain and reduce the risk of infection, ulceration and amputation in patients with high-risk medical complaints or complex foot problems.

We can help people suffering with, nail problems, such as in-growing nails and nail deformities, corns and callus. We also help with foot and toe deformities, such as bunions and hammer toes, biomechanical problems and heel pain.

We treat people suffering from the complications of diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and all forms of arthritis.

How do you use this service?

The service can only accept referrals for adults and children with podiatric problems who have complex medical conditions which put the lower limb at higher risk of complications.

Patients need to meet the following criteria:

  • ulceration and or acute infection of the foot
  • high risk patients with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, neurological conditions and/or circulatory problems who are at risk of developing ulceration
  • minor surgery for ingrowing toe nails and electrosurgery
  • lower limb musculoskeletal conditions for example plantar fasciitis, heel pain, tendonopathies.

The service only accept referrals from Health care professionals except in Thanet and South Kent Coast where self referrals are accepted.

Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale paediatric podiatry (children only)

In Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale, our children’s podiatry service provides:

  • surgical management of ingrowing toe nails
  • biomechanics assessment and management for children with conditions which affect functional ability with walking and painful lower limb conditions, for example hypermobility, juvenile idiopathic arthropathies, and flexible flat feet and haemophilia sufferers.

Please note we do not provide treatment for verruca.

Your stories

Your comments

August 2017
Herne Bay

Friendly caring and efficient staff with a professional approach. Everything ran as smooth as clockwork. Attentive staff who readily gave information in answer to questions. A calm and reassuring environment. Huge thanks. (QVMH Day Surgery Suite)

August 2017
Thanet

The lady doing my son's nails was very professional and made my son feel at ease.

August 2017
Sevenoaks

Always seen on time. Very pleasant staff, competent and friendly.

August 2017
Shepway

The care and treatment I have received has never been less than first class.

August 2017
Ashford

The staff were amazing, they were very friendly and made me feel at total ease. I cannot thank them enough, thank you so much.

August 2017
Herne Bay

The staff here are amazing. I felt very secure with the care being given and they really helped relieve my anxieties. (QVMH Day Surgery Suite)

August 2017
Tonbridge & Malling

As usual, kind professional attention which is very much appreciated.

July 2017
Thanet

Staff are very friendly and helpful and I find the treatment given is extremely satisfactory.

July 2017
Gillingham

The young man was extremely helpful and very efficient.

July 2017
Parkwood

Very kind staff, great at providing a good service to all.

July 2017
Herne Bay

Very professional staff with clear information given to me - calm relaxed staff - clean ward and areas - nothing was too much trouble. (Day Surgery Suite, QVMH)

July 2017
Sevenoaks

First class service with great care, excellent treatment.

July 2017
Tonbridge & Malling

I consider myself very lucky to be provided with such kindness and good care. Thank you.

July 2017
Dover

Gentlemen that treated me was very gentle and most polite.

July 2017
Shepway

I have had such wonderful attention which is very effective.

July 2017
Herne Bay

I received the best treatment.Everybody has been extremely warm and friendly. (Day Surgery Suite, QVMH)

July 2017
Maidstone

Very professional and efficient, caring and understanding.

June 2017
Canterbury

The ladies who treated my son were amazing, knowledgeable and very calming throughout.

June 2017
Herne Bay

Lovely staff and surgeon,made me feel comfortable and relaxed. (QVMH Day Surgery)

June 2017
Thanet

Staff were exemplary from meet and greet to the healthcare professionals.

June 2017
Tonbridge & Malling

A nurse came out to meet me and take me through to the treatment room, I was greeted politely and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. I left completely relaxed throughout my surgery and everything explained clearly. Thank you so much.

June 2017
Sevenoaks

Staff always friendly, helpful and efficient and I always feel better after the appointment.

June 2017
Canterbury

The staff were wonderful - each and everyone I met.

June 2017
Herne Bay

Total professionalism, charming, friendly and caring staff at all levels. Totally felt cared for at every appointment.

June 2017
Shepway

Very kind staff with excellent expert skills in a specialist area of care.

May 2017
Tonbridge & Malling

The person who carried out my podiatry service was kind and professional and helpful.

May 2017
Ashford

The team were very caring and helpful kept me calm and relaxed, would recommend.

May 2017
Herne Bay

My husband and I were treated with the utmost kindness. (Podiatric Surgery)

May 2017
Rochester

Quick, honest, reliable and extremely friendly.

May 2017
Canterbury

Prompt service and kindness of the staff both on the phone and at the clinic.

May 2017
Herne Bay

Nurses were excellent, really kind and welcoming, provided reassurance and compassionate care.

May 2017
Thanet

Care and attention to detail. A committed practitioner and excellent in their skills.

April 2017
Ashford

My experience here could not have been better in every way: warm, efficient and friendly.

April 2017
Thanet

I don't have enough words to praise the staff and service they provided.

April 2017
Herne Bay

The staff and surgeon are so professional it has been nothing but a pure pleasure here, many thanks. You truly are so so good .

April 2017
Canterbury

Really friendly, welcoming and funny staff, made me feel very comfortable and less nervous about the surgery.

March 2017
Rochester

Very good service, attentive, not rushed. Asked all my questions at ease.

March 2017
Canterbury

Valerie was so informative and very patient with my father who has dementia. The treatment he received was excellent.

March 2017
Canterbury

I have used the service twice and every time I was impressed by the level of care and professionalism podiatrists had. Thank you.

March 2017
Herne Bay

Absolutely first class service from the moment I arrived. Very professional, kept well informed. Aside from the procedure a most pleasurable experience!

February 2017
Shepway

Very helpful staff and listens carefully to my symptoms.

February 2017
Rochester

Thank you to all staff for being so kind, efficient and helpful and also sensitive to my 16 year old son.

February 2017
Rochester

I've always been treated nice. I'm confident using the service.

February 2017
Canterbury

The help and care is excellent. Sometimes I have needed an emergency appointment and have always been seen quickly. Treatment and follow up appointments have also always been excellent.

February 2017
Herne Bay

To make an appointment was very straight forward. I was always offered a suitable date. The receptionist very efficient.

January 2017
Maidstone

Always helpful and fit around us for appointments. Staff have super attitude.

January 2017
Rochester

Wonderful service, listened to and my wishes were respected.

January 2017
Shepway

The Podiatrist are very professional and caring. They go beyond to make sure everything is comfortable for the client.

January 2017
Ashford

First class attention.

January 2017
Parkwood

Staff were very nice and friendly, concentrating on you. They always put your needs first.

January 2017
Canterbury

Very pleasant, kind people, understanding and patient with someone who needs extra understanding. Very gently and careful.

January 2017
Herne Bay

Very welcoming and supportive team throughout my entire time. Couldn't ask for a better level of care before, during or after my procedure.

January 2017
Thanet

A truly professional, friendly and informative experience performed by highly trained personnel. Excellent - no other word.

December 2016
Canterbury

Staff were all reassuring, efficient and calm.

December 2016
Ashford

Very pleasant and friendly staff. Listen to ones concerns and give helpful advice, I cannot fault them.

December 2016
Shepway

The appointment was for my daughter and she was very nervous and the two staff members were so wonderful, it made the procedure for my daughter and myself less stressful.

December 2016
Maidstone

The help was great. I felt completely look after explanation superb. Very approachable and I felt able to ask questions.

December 2016
Herne Bay

I was very pleased with the whole procedure, from start to finish. All of the staff were very professional and extremely. Many thanks for putting me at ease.

December 2016
Rainham

Always very patient, kind. Giving full explanation and answers questions fully.

November 2016
Shepway

Receptionist and Podiatrist always helpful and willing to listen. I have always received first class treatment.

November 2016
Ashford

Very caring professional, efficient service. Had a good experience by friendly people.

November 2016
Thanet

The nurse that I was seen by was very helpful and explained everything very well - my appointment was not rushed, the nurse had time to listen to my concerns.

November 2016
Herne Bay

I cannot fault the care and service I received, it was first class. It was a pleasure to have my surgery at this hospital.

November 2016
Thanet

Marvellous service

November 2016
Herne Bay

The whole experience was virtually pain free and the staff made me very comfortable and pleasurable. Many thanks to Mike and his staff. Job well done.

November 2016
Canterbury

Very thorough assessment and follow up. Very confident in service and care provided.

October 2016
Ashford

Expert first class treatment and prognosis. Very friendly and made you feel at ease. Really confident with next stage of treatment.

October 2016
Herne Bay

The professionalism of the nurses was excellent and the decorum was brilliant.

October 2016
Thanet

As usual I received first class treatment from the podiatrist I saw today and also receptionist on duty was extremely helpful.

September 2016
Canterbury

Absolutely first class from start to finish. Very knowledgeable, professional and kind at all times.

September 2016
Sevenoaks

Always accommodating and pleasant.

September 2016
Maidstone

I would like to thank the team for all their care over the past 2 years.

September 2016
Herne Bay

Clean, nice atmosphere and the staff were lovely and amazing. Would definitely come again and recommended to friends and family if they needed care or treatment.

August 2016
Shepway

Staff are very supportive and made feel at ease as I was very nervous. Polite and kind and create a welcoming atmosphere.

August 2016
Maidstone

Excellent clinical service. Saved my feet countless times.

August 2016
Swanley

My feet always feel better after they have been done. I am in pain when I walk in and out of pain when going out. Thank you.

August 2016
Whitstable

As I always feel at ease when treatment is being done and my chiropodist is very friendly and thorough in his work.

August 2016
Herne Bay

Staff were very attentive, every aspect of the procedure was fully explained and the ward was maintained to a very high standard.

August 2016
Thanet

Excellent treatment received from the podiatry staff at college road clinic. I was made to feel comfortable and assured. Thank you so much.

July 2016
Maidstone

The treatment I've always got is brilliant thank you.

July 2016
Ashford

Such an excellent service and pleasant people. Smashing team have transformed my feet.

July 2016
Shepway

The service is extremely good. Podiatrist cheerful and my feet feel 100% better after I have been treated.

July 2016
Thanet

The podiatrist was friendly and concerned for my comfort and carried out the treatment with care and precision.

July 2016
Herne Bay

Alan and Sam were a great team and immediately put me at ease - throughout the whole procedure. Thank you.

July 2016
Canterbury

Staff are extremely informative, professional and knowledgeable about my condition. Also friendly and kind.

June 2016
Ashford

I attend the vicarage lane clinic in Ashford. The care and attention I receive from Mark and Helen is excellent. They keep my feet as healthy as possible. Thank you for such a good service.

June 2016
Shepway

Have always found the nurses at the New Romney clinic very helpful and considerate. Also a nice relaxing atmosphere and no sense of being rushed.

June 2016
Canterbury

Excellent care support and follow up. Always helpful and informative and patient.

June 2016
Tonbridge and Malling

Cathy is very punctual, very professional and gentle and has an extremely nice attitude.

June 2016
Shepway

We have always had a good experience and staff are very courteous.

June 2016
Herne Bay

Always kind and a pleasure to come into my home. I feel they do a wonderful job and help me to come to terms with my disability.

June 2016
Shepway

My treatment was 1st class.

June 2016
Whitstable

The podiatrists are always very professional and caring and have been looking after me for a long time and have always felt better for coming.

May 2016
Herne Bay

Wonderful service - very kind, patient and courteous in every way. Could not have been any better.

May 2016
Thanet

The staff have been extremely friendly, professional. and have put my son at ease throughout the procedure. First class service - thank you.

May 2016
Canterbury

I've always received excellent care and support.

April 2016
Herne Bay

Excellent care from start to finish. From the time I walked in to when I left, from professionals who clearly know their job.

April 2016
Canterbury

Very thorough, courteous and patient caring service.

April 2016
Ashford

Excellent treatment from Podiatrist. This was a second appointment - both have been very helpful.

January 2016

The treatment I received throughout was extremely professional, caring and considerate. (Ashford)

January 2016

The attention to detail, care taken and listening skills were excellent. (Dartford)