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​Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Team

Welcome to the web pages for the Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Team at Dorset County Hospital.

These pages are designed to allow patients, GPs and other medical professionals to seek information about foot and ankle conditions and operations.  We have written patient information leaflets, care pathways and protocols as well as rehabilitation guides. There are also links to other useful websites.

We aim to enhance multi-disciplinary communication and hence improve patients' outcomes and satisfaction with their care. 

There are several members of the team, including:

Mr Nick Savva FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Matt Flux BSc MCSP
Extended Scope Practitioner Physiotherapist

Juliet Bell BSc MBAPO
Head of Orthotics

Andy Neve
Diabetic Podiatrist

James Vincent
Orthopaedic Practitioner

If you wish to speak with someone about your appointment in Orthopaedic Outpatients, please phone 01305 255461.

If you are having problems with your plaster and wish to speak with our plaster technician, please phone 01305 255498 between the hours of 9am and 12pm.

If you wish to speak with Mr Savva’s secretary or leave a message for a member of the team, please call 01305 253171 between the hours of 9am and 4pm.  If there is no-one there, please leave a message.

If you are experiencing a significant problem with your foot or ankle after an operation, please seek the advice on the appropriate leaflets - click here to see our leaflets. This may include seeking advice from your GP or A&E.

Please click on the links below for more information

Information for Clinicians

Information for Patients

Patient Information Leaflets