LFW Podiatry / Chiropody & Wellness Clinic in Burley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire began in 2011 by Lynda Forbes-Wake and has grown from a home visiting service to an award winning, purpose designed clinic in both Ilkley and Burley in Wharfedale. Lynda has, been joined by Associate Podiatrists; Helen Holmes (full time) and Helena Meally (part time) all us having graduated between 2011 and 2018 from The University of Huddersfield with BSc (Hons) degrees in Podiatric Medicine. We are all registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) as well as being full members of the College of Podiatry, formerly known as the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (MChS).
We hold a POM's licence (Prescription Only Medicines) and are licensed to administer local anaesthetics. Being members of the HCPC means we follow a strict code of conduct and update our skills via CPD (continuous professional development) on a regular basis. Other advantages are, if you are registered with insurers such as Sovereign Health and Simply Health, you can often claim back a percentage of your treatment. We are also registered with WPA and Pru-Vitality Health too.
When choosing a podiatrist, and you want to ensure we are registered with the HCPC, please visit www.hpc-uk.org/check and type in the practitioners surname and profession, Podiatrist.
Our belief is that our patients’ needs are of the utmost importance. We are committed to meeting the needs of each patient while assuring a warm and friendly approach with total client confidentiality. As a result of this ethic, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and word-of-mouth referrals.
Our team of Podiatrists are:-
Lynda Forbes-Wake, BSc (Hons)
Clinical Lead and Practice Manager
Helen Longley, BSc (Hons)
Helena Meally, BSc (Hons)
We are supported by a wonderful Admin and Reception Team:
Patient Support Team (Reception and Admin)
Rachael James (from October 2019)
Accounts and administration
Other therapists we work alongside include: