Ingrown Toenail Treatment in Secondary Care

Request for a referral for ingrown toenail treatment in secondary care.

Related keywords
Toenail avulsion, toenail removal, foot treatment
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Referral routes
Exceptional Funding Request Panel

An ingrown toenail develops when the sides of the toenail grow into the surrounding skin. The nail curls and pierces the skin, which becomes red, swollen and tender.

Patients with intractable symptomatic ingrown toenails should be referred to podiatry or chiropody services in the community.

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Description: Treatment for Ingrown Toenails is not routinely funded by the CCG and is subject to this restricted policy.