Who can Self Refer?

You must be 16 years of age or over with foot problems and registered with a Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale GP.  Parents or guardians can refer their children under the age of 16 years.


  • Foot infection
  • Ingrowing Toenail
  • Thickened nail
  • Corns/Callus
  • Foot related knee pain
  • Previous foot surgery
  • Achilles/ankle pain
  • Foot ulcer
  • Pained curved nail
  • Dry skin
  • Heel pain
  • Painful flat feet
  • Forefront pain

When Should I not Refer?

Self referral is not an option for:

  • Routine nail cutting and skin care including corns and callus in healthy patients
  • Verruca
  • Bunions
  • Fungal Nail Inections

PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION FOR A PODIATRY SELF REFERRAL LEAFLET or Complete and print this form:  Podiatry Self Referral Form

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