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Feet

Health written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Don Touhig Don Touhig Labour, Islwyn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what advice and assistance his Department makes available to people aged (a) 65 to 74 and (b) over 75 years on the care of their feet.

Photo of Ivan Lewis Ivan Lewis Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (Care Services)

The Clinical Knowledge Summaries website contains general information on the care of feet, as well as specific information on a variety of foot conditions and how best to care for your feet.

Those patients with specific problems can be referred to specialist chiropody or podiatrist services by their general practitioner.

A copy of the general information has been placed in the Library and is also available at:

www.cks.library.nhs.uk/patient_information/common_health_questions/question/how_can_i_take_care_of_my_feet

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