A Podiatrist is able to manage, diagnose and treat multiple foot conditions.
The Podiatry service at South Gippsland Hospital is able to assist with general nail care, diabetes foot assessment, biomechanical injuries, wound management and orthotic therapy.
Recently we have also added a nail surgery clinic for the treatment of ingrown toenails (available to all ages).
Our service is available to any patient over the age of 65, has a chronic health condition/disability or that is eligible for a Team Care Arrangement. If you are unsure if you meet this criteria please contact the Community Health Centre to discuss this further. For those who are over the age of 65 you must contact MyAgedCare in regards to getting a referral.
The Community Health service is available Monday-Thursday to answer any questions. Please call 5683 9780