Mr Richard Handford: Podiatry / chiropody
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Mr Richard Handford

Podiatry / chiropody

 

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Mr Handford graduated in Podiatry from University of Plymouth in 1993. Since then has worked in a number of NHS Podiatry departments in North Yorkshire, Norfolk and Hertfordshire. He completed a Prescription only Medicine for Podiatrists certification from Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Post Grad certificate in Skin Integrity & Wound Care from the University of Hertfordshire. In 1999 he entered full time private practice in Bishops Stortford.

Mr Handford is registered with the HCPC (no CH11999) a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and a member of the faculty of Podiatric Medicine of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.

Mr Handford served as an elected member of council of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (2010-2017), 2 years as a Vice President, a trustee of the College of Podiatry with roles which included the setting of national guidelines for Podiatry. He is committed to the future of Podiatry and has mentored a number of new graduates within his practice.

He is experienced in all aspects of general Podiatry and able to manage painful Ingrowing Toe Nails conservatively and surgically.

Areas of interest

Conservative and surgical treatment of Ingrowing Toe Nails.

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Procedures completed

  • AA145

    Initial podiatry visit including cryotherapy and local anaesthetic - (1-5)

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