Joanne received her BSc (Hons) in Podiatry from the University of Salford in 2013, on completion of her degree, she worked full time for Lancashire care Foundation trust based in Formby and Southport, before embarking on private practice. In recognition of her knowledge, expertise and hard work she was promoted within the NHS and now practices as an Advanced practioner (band 7) working with the NHS High risk podiatry team, where she managers a team, dealing with a heavy caseload of patients with long term complex conditions such as diabetes, vascular insuffiency and rheumatology conditions.Joanne is committed to her continuing professional development. She undertakes courses and attends conferences and seminars throughout the year to ensure her practice is current and relevant to meet needs of her clients. She sees and fully understands with how diabetes affects the body, the lower limb and the foot.
Joanne works at The Royal Arcade every Monday and alternate Saturdays and also takes care of our football clubs including Wigan Athletic.
Emily works as band 5 podiatrist in the NHS where she provides excellent patient care and enjoys the interaction that she has with patients and colleagues. Emily is proud to do her job well, to a high standard and is always seeking opportunities to improve her professional development. Emily is volunteering to be more involved in vascular care, ulcer clinics and nail surgery, and is currently shadowing a renal specialist to gain an insight and greater understanding of the care of patients with high risk problems. Emily also has had podiatry students shadowing her recently, on wound care and routine clinics and enjoys working with the students, helping to guide them and further their learning experience.
Before qualifying as a podiatrist in 2015 Emily worked as an air stewardess for Monarch, Thomson and British Airways where she worked in first class for a number of years delivering excellent customer care. Emily works at The Royal Arcade every Thursday.
Alex works in Private Practice in the Lancashire area as well as working at David Brown Podiatry. He has been in Private Practice for over two and half years and has built up lots of experience in this time including routine care, wound care and biomechanics. Alex prides himself on the high standard of work expected in private healthcare and the manner he conducts himself with all his patients. His gentle, caring but hard working approach to Podiatry is why he’s become popular amongst his patients.
Alex attends CPD sessions and refresher courses at various times throughout the year and takes the theoretical side of Podiatry very seriously as well as his practical skills. He looks to learn and add to his knowledge whenever he possibly can to allow him to continue to improve as a practitioner.
Alex was previously a Lifeguard and Exercise Coach in Chorley for four and half years whilst he studied at College and University. He is also a keen tennis player and runner and at present works in a number of care homes that we provide a podiatry service for.