Cardiff Metropolitan University Podiatry Clinic

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Podiatry Clinic

Cardiff Metropolitan University Podiatry Clinic


Welcome to the Podiatry service for patients in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

The podiatry department has over 45 podiatrists supported by several podiatry clinical assistants/technicians and a team of clerical officers.

We offer a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and community services for both adults and children with various conditions and pathology affecting the foot and lower limb. These services are provided throughout Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan.

Who do we work with?

Podiatry is defined as a field of healthcare devoted to the study and treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, leg, knee, hip and spine. The role of the Podaitrist is to maintain and improve tissue viability, loco-motor function, to alleviate pain and reduce the impact of disability, increase and maintain mobility and independence and promoting health and well being for a wide range of patients.

Podiatrists are professionals responsible for:

  • Patient assessment and risk classification
  • Diagnosis
  • Evaluation and treatment
  • Empowerment
  • Collaborative preventative strategies and health education
  • Implementing evidence based practice

Contact Information

Podiatry Patient Management Centre
Podiatry Services
Cardiff Royal Infirmary
Newport Road
CF24 0SZ

General enquiries and existing patient appointment bookings: 029 2033 5134 / 5133

Domiciliary calls: 029 2033 5135

New patient referrals office: 029 2033 5370 / Fax: 029 2033 5498

Podiatry Clinics

Podiatry services are offered at various local clinics across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, including University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC), in the Wales Centre for Podiatric Studies.
Our main operational bases are:

Cardiff Royal Infirmary
Tel: 029 2033 5133 / 5134

This site provides general clinics and Podiatry administration.


St David’s Hospital
Tel: 029 2053 6687
This site provides general clinics, nail surgery, and management services.


Denbigh House, University Hospital of Wales
Tel: 029 2074 2048
This site provides diabetic wound care, administration and education.

Park View Health Centre
Tel: 029 2033 5134
This site provides musculoskeletal services, general clinics, and orthotic manufacture.


Barry Hospital
Tel: 029 2033 5134
This site provides general clinics and the Orthopaedic Multidisciplinary Treatment Team.

The main children’s services are provided from:

  • St David’s Hospital Children’s Centre
  • Llandough Hospital Children’s Centre
  • The Biomechanics and Gait Centre, Park View Ely.