Health: Podiatry

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th July 2012.

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Photo of Lord Morris of Manchester Lord Morris of Manchester Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether housebound people with an identified clinical need for podiatric care are entitled to receive care in their own homes where appropriate.

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many home visits by podiatrists were commissioned by the National Health Service in each of the last five years; and whether such services are regarded as an essential element of NHS provision.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

I refer the noble Lord to my Written Answer on 23 May 2012 (Hansard, col. WA 69).

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