Welcome to the Liverpool Foot Centre. Our main work centres around the diagnosis and treatment of adult foot and ankle conditions including:
- Painful bunions, hammer toes and callosities
- Arthritic conditions of the foot and ankle
- Sports injuries not responding to physiotherapy
- Previous unsuccessful surgery
- Complications of diabetic feet
- Medico-legal Reports
The Centre opened in 2001 and is directed by Chris Walker, Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery, specialising in foot and ankle surgery. He works with Physiotherapists, Podiatrists and Orthotists to provide care for all problems related to the ankle and foot.
Quality of diagnosis and treatment is our aim. Whatever your problem, we will endeavour to provide you with the information you need to make the right decisions about yourself.
COVID 19 Pandemic
During this difficult time, patients still have problems and need help and advice. Chris Walker undertakes video consultations, telephone consultations and, where appropriate and required, face to face consultations (with PPE) at The Bone and Joint Centre, Spire Liverpool Hospital.
From Monday 15th June
Spire Liverpool Hospitasl will be opening Outpatients for face to face consultations, however consultations via a virtual platform remains
the preferred method.
This advice is supported by The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges ‘Principles for reintroducing healthcare services COVID-19’ produced last month state:
- Patients should be offered virtual or remote care where safe and appropriate.
- Only see patients face to face, where it cannot be done remotely or where it is in the patient’s interest to be seen face to face.
- Reduce face to face consultations.
- Where there is a clinical need for a face to face appointment, this will be available.
For Face to Face consultations, Patients will be contacted by the hospital the day before clinic appointment to check if the patient is well and asymptomatic of COVID-19
Patients will be screened upon arrival before entering the hospital and will be issued with a facemask when entering.
Correct PPE will be available in all consulting rooms and must be worn by staff if social distancing cannot be maintained.