Mr Richard Handford

Mr Richard Handford

Podiatry / chiropody 85020399


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About me

Mr. Handford graduated in Podiatry from University of Plymouth in 1993. Since then has worked in a number of NHS Podiatry departments in North Yorkshire, Norfolk and Hertfordshire. He completed a Prescription only Medicine for Podiatrists certification from Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Post Grad Certificate in Skin Integrity Skills & Treatment from the University of Hertfordshire. In 1999 he entered full time private practice in Bishop's Stortford.

Mr. Handford is registered with the HCPC (no CH11999), a member of the Royal College of Podiatry (formally The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists) and a member of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.

Mr. Handford served as an elected member of council of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (2010-2017), 2 years as a Vice President, a founding trustee of the College of Podiatry with roles that included the setting of national guidelines for Podiatry. He has also served on a Health Education England advisory committee regarding foot health provision and standards.
He is committed to the future of Podiatry and has mentored a number of new graduates within his practice.

He is experienced in all aspects of general Podiatry and able to manage painful Ingrowing Toe Nails conservatively and surgically.

Areas of interest

Conservative and surgical treatment of Ingrowing Toe Nails.

Medical secretaries

My qualifications & training
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Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA145

    Initial podiatry visit including cryotherapy and local anaesthetic - (5-50)

  • AA641

    Follow on podiatry visit including cryotherapy and local anaesthetic - (5-50)

  • AA628

    Avulsion or wedge excision of nail package by podiatrist (including all charges and including local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

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