The Cost of Getting from A to B

Feet

    Over the past year we have written several articles on the costs (physical, emotional & financial) of treating various foot-related conditions, and you will find all those on our website blog page. We hope you found them interesting & informative. But for this article we invite you to look at financial costs from…

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Joanne Moss – from legal eagle to fabulous foot fan

We asked our administrator Joanne Moss to share her Health First story, so over to you Joe: Who knew that an ingrowing toenail could lead to the perfect part-time job? That is exactly what happened after a visit to Health First with my son in April 2019 and meeting Jonathan and Kate.  That month, one…

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Kate Hughes – super receptionist and super mum

We asked our receptionist Kate Hughes to share her Health First story, so over to you Kate: Here is a little insight into my working life at this current time. I am extremely lucky to be able to juggle a local part-time job at Health First with bringing up a family, with 2 school-age children.…

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The cost of corns

If you have ever suffered with corns on your feet, you will know how painful they can become if left untreated. There are numerous types of corns, but all of them can affect quality of life in some way. At their worse, they can even lead to infection and sepsis, but so can some of…

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The cost of ingrowing toenails

Following on from last month’s article introducing the various costs associated with health problems, I thought I would start with something apparently fairly simple – ingrowing toenails. However they can be far from simple. In my days as NHS Diabetic Foot Specialist, I was involved in the case of a man who developed gangrene from…

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