Fiona Leo is the Podiatry Head of Discipline for ISLHD. She has over 20 years’ experience and leads a small team of dedicated podiatrists providing podiatry treatment, including wound care, across the District. Most of the ISLHD podiatry services are provided in the outpatient or community setting.
Podiatry - Kiama Community Health Centre
What the service is
What we do
- General podiatry care and advice for high risk feet,
- Diabetic foot assessments,
- Wound care, including wound debridement, dressing, and offloading
What to expect
Priority is given to clients with a current foot/lower limb ulceration, or a history of foot/lower limb ulceration.
At your first appointment the podiatrist will assess you and provide advice about future care, which may include recommending alternate podiatry services.
Initial appointments are generally 60 mins, follow-up appointments for 30 mins
Who should access this service
- A client who has a current foot/lower limb ulceration, or Charcot arthropathy
- A client who has a history of previous ulceration, amputation or Charcot arthropathy
- A client who has peripheral neuropathy or peripheral vascular disease and foot deformity or other factors which affect self-care ability and is unable to access private podiatry.
- A client who has high podiatric needs and is unable to access private podiatry services
How to access this service
Referral from a GP or other health service provider is helpful but not essential
What to bring
- list of medications,
- medical history,
- any relevant recent blood tests,
- any relevant recent imaging results,
- the footwear you wear most of the time
14b Bonaira Street,
Kiama NSW 2533
Weekly clinic - usually Thursdays
How to get there, including by public transport
Either by car or bus services are available
Available on site
Advice for disabled in getting to the service
Disabled parking spaces are available outside the Community Health Centre