High Risk Foot (Podiatry)

Learn about Monash Health High Risk Foot Service and how to refer.

About our service

Monash Health High Risk Foot Service provides best practice inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diabetes and complex limb threatening complications.

The aim of the service is to provide evidence based, best practice care to patients with complex diabetes related (and other high risk) foot complications with a focus on reducing hospital admissions, minimising length of stay and reducing the rates of major amputation. The service is jointly run by Podiatry, Vascular (including Interventional Radiology), Diabetes with input from Infectious Diseases and Orthopaedics.

Inpatient and outpatient services are available.

Monash Health High Risk Foot Service offers Telehealth consultation in support of patient care.

In 2020, Monash Health was awarded with a National Association Diabetes Centre’s High Risk Foot Service Centre of Excellence.

Preferred mode of communication for clinical questions is email: HighRiskFootCoordinator@monashhealth.org

How to refer

See referral guidelines below and then complete as appropriate.

Secure eReferral by HealthLink is now our preferred method of referral.

Find up-to-date information about how to send a referral to Monash Health Specialist Consulting Clinics on the eReferrals page on our website.

We’re changing the way we receive referrals.

Contact information for referrals

Hours

Clinics are open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, excluding public holidays

Phone

Monash Medical Centre:
(03) 9594 2382

Dandenong:
(03) 9554 8465