Meet the Team

Mr. Steven V Foster

DPodM, BSc (Hons), MCPod, HCPC No. CH09555

Steven Foster- Podiatrist
Steven graduated in 1986 from the Sussex School of Podiatry. He attained his B.Sc. (Hons) in Podiatric Medicine in 1989 from the University of Brighton.

Steven has practised both in Private Practice and within the NHS since graduating. He specialises in diabetic foot care and wound care. During the 1990’s Steven was the Diabetes Clinical Lead at City Hospital Birmingham, before moving into General management within the NHS.

Steven has always endeavoured to ensure his patients have good foot health, and remain independent
by preventing mobility issues through early and appropriate intervention.

Mr. Richard Harris

DPodM, MCPod, HCPC No. CH09863

Richard Harris- Podiatrist
Richard gained his Diploma in Podiatric Medicine (DPodM) at the Sussex School of Chiropody in 1987. After qualifying, Richard worked within the NHS for 11 years including 4 years as Deputy District Chiropodist/Podiatrist for the Isle of Wight Health Authority. During his time there he was part of the think tank that formulated the Diabetic care structure for the entire Wessex region.
He has now had a highly successful career in Private Practice since 1999 both at home and abroad.
Richard also holds a level 3 diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, which he studied for at Loughborough University; this enhances his specialities of biomechanics, sports injuries and orthotics. This extra qualification gives Instep the ability to effectively manage and treat a wider range of musculoskeletal problems arising from either sport or everyday activities.

Mr. Barney J Foster

BSc (Hons), MCPod, HCPC No. CH35378

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Barney graduated from the acclaimed University of Huddersfield with a 1st class honours degree in
He has developed a passion for Musculoskeletal and Surgical Podiatry. Barney works in both Private Practice and the NHS and is proud of the vast range treatments he is able to offer to improve foot and lower limb health.

He is currently completing his Master of Science (MSc) degree in the Theory of Podiatric Surgery.
College of Podiatry
All of our podiatrists are proud members of college of podiatry.
All Instep podiatrists are HCPC registered. This ensures the highest clinical standards are always  maintained.