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Age UK Notts - Footcare Service

What is the Footcare Service?

We offer people aged 50+, a simple nail cutting and basic footcare advice service. People who have a long term health condition, and who do not qualify for NHS podiatry services are able to access this charged for service. Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is working in partnership with CityCare to enable us to provide this affordable and accessible footcare service. The Footcare Service is delivered by a small team of trained paid staff and volunteers.


What do we offer?

  • The footcare service includes a short soak, nail trim, the filing of hard skin, and the application of cream.
  • Appointments last approximately 30 - 45 minutes, however the first appointment will be slightly longer.
  • We offer follow-up appointments at regular intervals.
  • Basic footcare information and advice.


Which area does the service cover?

Nottingham City

 

Who is this service for?

People aged 50+ who:

• have a long-term health condition

• are not able to cut their own toenails

• are registered with a Nottingham City GP

• and do not qualify for NHS Podiatry Service


How is this service delivered?

One-to-one sessions at six City locations


Where is this service delivered?

• Clifton Cornerstone, Southchurch Drive, Nottingham NG11 8EW

• Health Point, Top Valley Drive, Top Valley, Nottingham NG5 9DD

• Old Basford Health Centre, 1 Bailey Street, Basford, Nottingham NG6 0HD

• Sherwood Health Centre, Elmswood Gardens, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 4AD

• Sherwood Rise Health Centre, 31 Nottingham Road, Nottingham NG7 7AD

• St Ann’s Valley Centre, 2 Livingstone Road, off St Ann’s Well Road, St Ann’s, Nottingham NG3 3GG

How much does this service cost?

  • • Initial assessment (including provision of personal nailcare pack) - £22* • Follow-up appointments - £16*

*Costs are correct at time of printing.


What extra support do we offer?

  • Help to access other services, including NHS services where appropriate
  • An opportunity to meet and have a friendly chat whilst having a hot drink and biscuits
  • Access to information booklets and leaflets

Contact us

If you would like more information, or wish to access this service, please call 0115 697 6333 or email ageuknotts.footcareservice@nhs.net Our telephone service is manned on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until mid-afternoon. An answer machine facility operates at all other times. If you are a professional, please send referrals by email to

Who to contact

Telephone
0115 697 6333
E-mail
ageuknotts.footcareservice@nhs.net
Website
Footcare Service

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

Some Age UK Notts services are subject to suspension or alteration during the Covid-19 pandemic. Call 0115 844 0011 for up-to date details about Age UK Notts services.

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