Patient Charter

Patient Charter

With the increase of HIV, Hepatitis B virus and cross infection, My Local Chiropody Practice has produced a patients charter to ensure the safety of the patients attending the surgery, the Chiropodist and the staff.

  • All instruments will be sterilised using an autoclave in order to prevent cross infection.
  • The surgery chair will be disinfected between patients.
  • Hands are washed with medicated soap and latex gloves will be worn for each new patient.
  • A full medical history of each patient is mandatory and will be taken on the first visit and records kept up to date.
  • Patient information will be kept confidential.
  • The foot will be disinfected before it is examined or treated.
  • A new disposable scalpel blade is used for each new patient.
  • All procedures performed on the patient will include the latest Aseptic techniques.
  • All equipment, instruments, medicaments and dressings used are of the highest quality.
  • A commitment to ongoing training to ensure the highest degree of treatment is delivered to the patient.
  • A commitment to provide a professional, personal and outstanding Chiropody treatment to each and every patient.


  • This charter has been designed to ensure your safety and to ensure that your Chiropodist in our surgery adheres to the standards resulting in a pleasant and uneventful visit. Please bear this in mind when choosing a Chiropodist and make sure that they comply with this charter as you could be putting your health at risk.