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Foot and Ankle

Lindsay Sherriff

Advanced Podiatric Practitioner

Lindsay Sherriff-  PG Cert (MSK diagnosis), BSc (Hons) HCPC Registered

Lindsay joined the foot and ankle team at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in March 2020. She qualified from University of Huddersfield in 1992 and then obtained BSc (Hons) from University of Sunderland in 1994. She gained a post graduate certificate in musculoskeletal diagnosis from University of Staffordshire in 2010. Lindsay is a HCPC Registered Podiatrist and member of the Royal College of Podiatry.

Lindsay has worked in the NHS for over 25 years in both a community and hospital multidisciplinary foot and ankle service for over 10 years alongside podiatrists, physiotherapists, nurses and consultants.

Lindsay has extensive experience of working in biomechanics and lower limb musculoskeletal clinics and is qualified in injection therapy of the foot and ankle. She has also been involved in professional development and mentoring of staff and students. Special interest in orthopaedic foot and ankle assessment and treatment is her chosen area of practice. She is keen to further her experience and knowledge of the complex surgical cases managed within the tertiary hospital and is also enrolled on a diagnostic foot and ankle sonography course to broaden her scope of practice and care delivery.

Advanced Podiatric Practitioners (APPs) work within the consultant's outpatient clinics. The role includes triaging and assessing patients, requesting diagnostic imaging, preparing patients for surgery and reviewing post-operative patients. The APPs also support medical students on placement, audits, research and trainee APP mentorships.