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Podiatric Surgery

Podiatric surgery is a specialist form of foot surgery performed by Podiatric Surgeons. For this service, podiatric surgery is performed using local anaesthetic and undertaken on a day-care basis (with the patient going home on the day of the operation).

Common Conditions treated by a Podiatric Surgeon:

  • Bunions
  • Toe deformities
  • Painful joint conditions/arthritis
  • Soft tissue lumps and bumps
  • Forefoot pain
  • Morton's neuroma
  • Persistent ingrown toenails

Inclusion criteria

  • 16 years and over
  • Registered with a GP within Sussex.

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients requiring general anaesthetic should be referred to Orthopaedics if this is required
  • Patients should therefore be carefully selected and pre-operative advice given
  • Mechanical dysfunctions such as flat feet should be referred to Podiatry in the first instance
  • Chronic diabetic foot conditions should be referred to the Podiatry Department
  • Service Location:
    • East Sussex
    • West Sussex
  • How To Access:
    To access the service please contact your GP or other health professional. They will write to us with all the information we need to ensure that you see the most appropriate member of our team.
  • Contact Details:
    Sidney West Primary Care Centre
    1st Floor
    Leylands Road
    Burgess Hill
    West Sussex RH15 8HS

    Tel: 01273 666463
    Email: SC-TR.Podiatricsurgery@nhs.net
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday - Wednesday 9.00am - 4.30pm
    Thursday - Friday 9.00am - 2.00pm
  • How to find us:

    Travelling by Public Transport
    The Sidney West Centre is within half a mile of Wivelsfield Railway Station, and just under a mile from Burgess Hill Railway Station. Taxis are available from Burgess Hill station, and local bus services operate as follows:

    From Wivelsfield Station - Bus 33 (operated by Countryliner Coach Hire Ltd) departs from outside the station - direction 'Hurstpierpoint, Willow Way'. The nearest bus stop is outside The Windmill public house - continue to walk along Leylands Road to the Sidney West Centre (approx. 5-10 minutes).

    From Burgess Hill Station - Turn left outside the station and walk down the hill to Church Road (approx. 5 minutes). Bus 34 (operated by Countryliner Coach Hire Ltd) departs from outside the shops - direction 'Burgess Hill, Church Road', and stops directly outside the Sidney West Centre.

    Travelling by car
    There is plenty of free parking on-site.

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