This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.
 

Chiropody

You don't need a doctors referral to be seen at Chiropody.

Podiatrists/chiropodists diagnose and treat abnormalities of the lower limb. They offer professional advice on preventing foot problems and care. In the NHS, they'll see many patients at high risk of amputation, such as those suffering from arthritis or diabetes.

To make an appointment with a Chiropodist please contact the Chiropody Department:

Address:
Chiropody Department
Balfour Hospital
New Scapa Road
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1BH

Telephone: 01856 888136


Physiotherapy

Did you know you can self refer for Physiotherapy?

Self-referral for Physiotherapy has become more widely practiced enhancing the service available to patients, making it more convenient for people with long-term conditions who know what treatment they need. Please complete a Self Referral to Physiotherapy Form and return to the address shown below.

Did you know you can refer a child to Children's Physiotherapy?

Anyone under 18 can now refer themselves for Physiotherapy, or be referred by a parent or carer, if they feel they have a problem. Please complete a Self Referral to Children's Physiotherapy Form and return to the address shown below.

The advantages of self-referrals include:

  • Saving time for both GPs and patients

  • Encouraging patients to manage their own conditions

  • Reducing waiting times

Please return your completed referral form to the address shown below:

Address:
Physiotherapy Department
Balfour Hospital
New Scapa Road
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1BX

Telephone: 888 231


Hearing Aids

If you need replacement battery's for your hearing aids please contact the Medical Records Department at the Balfour Hospital on 01856 888 045.

If you have any problems with your hearing aids please contact the Audiology Department at the Balfour Hospital on 01856 888 025.

If you have hearing problems you can make an appointment to see your GP who can then refer you to the Hearing Aid Clinic.

 
NHS ScotlandThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website