DO I NEED A GP REFERRAL
No, you don't need to be referred by your doctor or a health professional. Your GP may recommend that you see a Podiatrist, however, we recommend that If you have a particular foot health query to contact us directly.
CAN I GET A SAME-DAY APPOINTMENT?
Blackrock Podiatry Clinic offers Same Day Podiatry Appointments across a wide range of treatments. In most cases, depending on the level of care that you need and the time of day when you call, you’ll be seen by a Podiatrist that day. We also welcome walk-in appointments.
WILL MY INSURANCE COVER MY VISIT?
Yes, I am registered & listed with both the Society of Chiropodists & Podiatrists, Ireland & UK and therefore recognised by all major insurance companies. I recommend that clients contact their insurance provider to check their policy's terms and conditions.
We accept both card and cash payments. You will be issued a receipt at the end of your consultation/treatment, which can later be submitted for tax and/or health insurance purposes.
HOME & NURSING / RESIDENTIAL HOME VISITS
We offer home visits including residential and nursing home visits for clients who are unable to attend the clinic. We charge €40 for treatment and an additional €10 call out charge within a 5km radius.
DO YOU ACCEPT MEDICAL CARDS?
We do not accept Medical Cards. We are a private service and therefore all our podiatry consultations & treatments incur a fee.
WHAT IS A PODIATRIST & WHAT DO THEY DO?
A podiatrist is an allied health professional that concentrates on the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the foot and lower limb. Please see our service list for full range of conditions treated and services provided.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?
For initial appointments, we ask that if you have been prescribed medication to bring a list with you as depending on what you have been prescribed, treatment may be contraindicated or proceeded with caution. For biomechanical / gait analysis assessments, please take with you shorts or loose clothing and a selection of current footwear and orthotics previoulsy prescribed.