(03) 6264 3416
Shop 3-14, Main Street, Huonville, Tasmania, 7019
 

Welcome to

Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic

Huon Valley

We maintain a high standard of care to ensure all our clients are achieving the best outcomes.

We’re proud to be your Podiatry Footcare Clinic in the Huon Valley helping you with all your foot and lower body needs.

We are based in Huonville and also provide podiatry services for:

  • Bruny Island 
  • Huon Regional Care, Franklin

Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic are committed in providing high quality podiatry footcare services for all children, adults, and seniors.

 

 

We Specialise

In the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of common and unusual foot complaints including heel, foot, ankle, knee pain, ingrown toenails, chronic overuse and sports injuries. Often knee, hip and lower back pain can also be related to the feet and sometimes are able to be relieved by treating the mechanics of your feet.

We Aim

To ensure that our patients receive the most current and effective treatment possible by keeping up to date with the latest treatment options and research. We also aim to ensure safe practices for each time you visit.

We Welcome

All patients including:

  • Private patients (with private health rebates)
  • Medicare chronic disease management (CDM) care plan
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Referrals
  • Private referral from your GP and other health professional

If you do not find an answer to your question on this page,
please don’t hesitate to phone or email us
and we will respond to you as soon as we can. 

IMPORTANT – CORONAVIRUS POLICY FOR PATIENTS

Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic wish to provide a safe environment for our patients (many who are elderly) and staff during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We also wish to be proactive in helping to stop the spread of the virus so we have introduced the following policies for all patients:

1. If you are experiencing a fever, a cough, a sore throat, shortness of breath or flu-like symptoms we ask that your refrain from making an appointment and seek medical attention. If you suspect you may have the coronavirus please call the information hotline for advice on 1800 020 080.

2. If you have recently come into close contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus we ask that you do not attend Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic for 14 days. Please call the information hotline 1800 020 for advice and closely monitor your health.

3. If you are currently undergoing testing for coronavirus we ask that you do not attend Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic. The department of health advises you to remain at home and self-isolate until you get results.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you for your respect in the interest of public safety during this outbreak. This policy will be updated regularly to reflect any new government enforced restrictions.

Please call our reception team on 6264 3416 should you have any queries.

You can download a pdf version of the policy below:

Melbourne Podiatrists & Orthotics coronavirus policy

Frequently asked questions?

Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic is currently still open during the pandemic?

Yes. Podiatry is considered an essential service during the coronavirus pandemic so Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic remains open.

Podiatry is an important part of the health care system and by helping to prevent foot infections, helps ease demand on vital services such as hospitals and GP clinics.

Are clinic hours affected?

No, This situation will be monitored and updated as the situation changes. 

What should I do if my appointment is affected?

We will notify you via phone or SMS if your podiatry appointment is affected and there is a change of hours. If this happens please call us on 6264 3416 and our reception team will kindly reschedule your appointment. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.

What is Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic doing to help stop the spread of the virus?

Southern Tas Podiatry Clinic are proactive in helping to stop the spread of the coronavirus at its Huonville clinic. This includes:

Patient Screening

All patients are screened by the podiatrist for suitability according to our coronavirus policy, prior to the commencement of any treatment.

Cleaning & Disinfection

Regular cleaning and disinfection of all patient surfaces and common surfaces such as patient chairs, bench tops, door handles and treadmill.

With the aim of keeping a sterile environment we have also decided to temporarily remove patient magazines and children’s toys from the waiting room.

Hand Sanitisation

All patients are required to use the hand sanitiser available on immediate entry to the clinic. All staff are washing their hands frequently, including on immediate entry and between every patient or contact.

Social Distancing

Social distancing of 1.5 m is currenlty in practice for staff and patients where applicable. No more than 2 people (podiatrist and patient only) in a treatment area at any one time. Exception will be made for 1 additional guardian or personal carer if required.

Masks

We still have a small supply of masks which will be used for staff and patients showing any signs respiratory symptoms.