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FELICITY BURNELL BSc (hons), MCPod HCPC Registered Podiatrist CH31952

I qualified from the University of Southampton in 2010.​

I have extensive experience both within the NHS and private sector. Within the NHS, I specialised as a Community Diabetes Lead Podiatrist working in community clinics, the Churchill Hospital's diabetic foot clinic and domiciliary settings. I have previously had permanent roles within Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and have locumed in Greenwich, Ealing, Kensington, Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire.

I waved goodbye to the NHS in June 2017 and have provided private care within your home across Oxfordshire ever since.

Further study in diabetes, rheumatology, biomechanics, x-ray and blood test interpretation, casting techniques, acupuncture, sports massage, my previous life as a medical secretary and a further undergraduate degree in biomedical science (University of Southampton, 2007) means I have a broad knowledge base that I can apply to each consultation.

In October 2018 I attended an intensive dermatoscopy and skin cancer course. I found that my patients would often ask me about other lumps and bumps on their bodies, and I felt it would be a good adjunct to my service to be able to accurately identify suspicious lesions - and also to be able to confidently reassure if something is benign.

I really enjoy a challenge - so if you've got 'problem feet', you've come to the right place!

Additional Qualifications

  • Certificate in Sports Massage (Level 3, 2019)
  • International Certificate of Dermatoscopy & Skin Cancer Medicine (2018)
  • Verruca Needling (2016)
  • Foot & Lower Leg Casting (2015)
  • IR(ME)R Certificate (2014 & 2016)Rheumatology of the Lower Limb (MSc Module; 2014)
  • Diabetic Foot Module (MSc Module; 2014)
  • Lower Limb Acupuncture (2011)
  • BSc. (hons) Physiology (Degree, 2007)

Treatments and Costs

Routine Chiropody - £50.00

Treatment available in your own home or in hospital Tuesday to Friday

An initial assessment includes discussion of your full medical history and a neurovascular review; where your pedal pulses will be checked with handheld Doppler ultrasound and nerves assessed using a monofilament.

Typical problems treated include long nails, thick (onychauxic) nails, fungal (onychomycotic) nails, involuted and ingrowing (onychocryptosis) nails, hard skin (callus), corns, dry skin (anhidrosis), athlete's foot (tinea pedis), and verruca.

A management plan will be discussed and all treatments are completed with the application of a moisturising nail oil and relaxing foot massage.

An initial assessment typically lasts around 60 minutes, with follow-up appointments taking 45 minutes (£45.00).

ADDITIONAL COSTS

  • Fingernails can be trimmed and filed for an additional £5
  • Price for two clients at one location - £90 New/£80 Follow-up
  • Follow-up Appointments within 2 weeks of Routine Chiropody appointment - £15 - £35
  • Redressing Appointments (wound care) - £25.00+
  • All additional devices (e.g. Bland-Rose toe props, removable felt props, heel pads) and some medicaments (e.g. silver nitrate) will incur nominal further charges. 

Please note, if you require a follow-up within 3 days of your last review, e.g. if something is still not quite right; a visit will be offered free of charge. 

​Other services are available - please see my website

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