Leg Ulcer Service – North Manchester

The service specialises in lower limb ulcers (not feet), venous disease, oedema, varicose veins, varicose eczema, post DVT care, pain.

The aim of the service is to treat patients with a North Manchester GP by offering assessments, devising the most appropriate treatment plans with patients, offering timely and evidence-based care with equity for all.

This is a non-emergency service for people aged 16 and over who are registered with a North Manchester GP. Patients must be mobile or mobile with help by family or carer and can self-transfer onto the examination couch.

The service provides Doppler ultrasound and Toe pressure assessments to determine arterial blood flow to lower limbs. The service also provides wound assessments, hosiery, and compression assessments. All treatment plans are discussed with patients and choices are offered around their care.

Patients cannot self-refer.
Referrals are made through any multi- disciplinary service for example; GP, practice staff, District Nurses etc. Referrals are triaged by Lower Limb Staff, seen in order of referral seen as non-urgent service, ulcer patients will be given priority.

Contact information

Main Base
Harpurhey Health Centre
1 Church Lane
Harpurhey
Manchester
M9 4BE

Phone: 0161 861 2441

Leg Ulcer Clinics:

Monday and Wednesday
Newton Heath Health Centre
2 Old Church Street
Newton Heath
Manchester
M40 2JF

Tuesday and Thursday
Harpurhey Health Centre
Church Lane
Harpurhey
Manchester
M9 4BE

Friday
Cornerstones Centre
2 Graham Street
Beswick
Manchester
M11 3AA

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm excluding bank holidays.

  • General parking, non-pay parking at all venues.
  • Wear loose clothing, bring copy of current prescription list.