"Nurse could not feel feel a pulse in my foot"

About: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

(as the patient),

I was referred to Walkden Gateway the Practice Nurse could not feel a pulse in my right foot. Was sent a referral to Swinton Gateway and there, I was told my pulses were fine but I had corns and calloses and to get them treated I should go semi-private and pay £15 a time. I signed the form but on reflection being diabetic type 1 and paying into the NHS since its inception I was disgusted. Could you clarify that this is correct.

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Response from Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Facer

Thanks for your feedback regarding your feet.

To allow us to investigate this further, can we ask that you contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), on 0161 206 2003 or email them directly on pals@srft.nhs.uk with further details?

Kind regards

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