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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
The Balfour
Foreland Road
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1NZ

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.

Address:
Physiotherapy
The Balfour
Foreland Road
Kirkwall
KW15 1NZ

Telephone: 01856 888231

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You can also self refer a child to Children's Physiotherapy or Children's Occupational Therapy.

Anyone under 18 can now refer themselves for Physiotherapy or Children's Occupational Therapy, 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 or a Self Referral to Children's Occupational Therapy Form and return to the address shown below.

The advantages of self-referrals include:

  • Early intervention

  • Help and advice

  • Easier access to services

  • Enables families to seek their own support

  • Frees up GP time

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

Address:
Peedie Sea Children's Centre
Pickaquoy Loan 
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1BZ

Telephone: 01856 885593


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 The Balfour 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.

 
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