About Us

Fully Qualified Foot Health Professional


Katie Yates, MCFHP MAFHP, owner and founder of Solway Foot Health provides a mobile foot health care service nestled in the rolling countryside of Castle Douglas, Scotland. 

As a Foot Health Professional (FHP), Katie was trained by one of the oldest teaching institutes in the UK; the SMAE Institute.  The Institute has more than 91 years experience of training practitioners to the highest standards.  

The SMAE qualification is recognised as a university accredited Diploma and is delivered to students by highly experienced chiropodists, podiatrists and FHPs who have experience of working in both public and private health.  In addition, once qualified there is a requirement to maintain the qualification by attending Continual Professional Development to ensure that knowledge is kept up-to-date.

As a fully qualified and insured Foot Health Professional; Katie has been Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checked, and is a member of the Open College of Foot Health Professionals (MCFHP) and also the British Association of Foot Health Professionals (MAFHP) since qualifying in 2013. Having run a large successful clinic in Hampshire, she has now moved and offering a comprehensive foot health service here in Castle Douglas. 

Our client list is expected to fill up fast so please contact us for more information.

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Solway Foot Health is a Mobile Clinic. To find out when we are next in your area email enquiry@solwayfoothealth.co.uk or calling 07512683072.