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Did you know you can self-refer to the following services?

You do not need to see your GP


Physiotherapy or Telephone: 0333 0433 966

Allied- Providing physiotherapy services for patients in East Anglia


If you self-refer you will be asked a series of questions to tell them about your problem. This information will then be triaged by their senior physiotherapists and you will be contacted via email within 3 working days with further information or an appointment.





  • Suffolk patients with a significant, relevant foot pathology and/or relevant medical condition (e.g. high-risk diabetes)
  • Nail Surgery for ingrowing/dystrophic/painful toe nails
  • Biomechanical problems requiring insoles/orthotics



  • Social/simple/basic nail-care – this is not provided
  • Children <5 – Needs referring to Community Paediatric Services
  • Shoe-fitting/bespoke footwear/shoe alterations/ankle-foot orthoses
  • Bone Surgery

New patients should expect to be seen within 18 weeks of the referral being received.

NHS Podiatry is provided on the basis of clinical need and referrals and treatments are prioritised accordingly.

You will be discharged with advice if you do not fulfil the acceptance criteria.

We do not accept referrals for patients under 5 years old.

A basic nail-cutting service is not provided.


Wellbeing or Telephone: 0300 123 1503


They offer help and support to improve wellbeing and manage stress, low mood and anxiety. They aim to reduce the onset of mental ill health, prevent deterioration and promote recovery by offering a range of flexible services tailored to meet your specific needs.


One Life Suffolk or Telephone: 01473 718193


Offers help to get active, lose weight, quit smoking and NHS health checks.


Orwell Clinic or Telephone: 0300 123 3650


Address: Orwell Clinic, Lindbergh Road, Ipswich, IP3 9FA
(For Sat Navs please enter IP3 9QX)


Offers- Chlamydia testing, Condoms, Contraception, Emergency contraception, HIV care, HIV testing, STI testing, Support and advice



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