Barrett & Associates Podiatrists


Our friendly staff are here to help.

Barbara Barrett D.Pod.M., M.Ch.S.

Principal podiatrist Barbara Barrett qualified from Northern College of Podiatry (now part of Salford University) in 1974. After gaining experience working with Buckinghamshire and Lancashire Health Authorities, she started the private practice in 1984 with her business partner Christine Liptrott. She has continued her professional development over the years and is a member of Lancashire Branch of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.

Jamie Wignall BSc (Hons), M.Ch.S.

Jamie became an associate at the practice in 2016 after working with the practice for 3 years. Jamie was awarded the Best Final Year Student Prize, an accolade he richly deserved. He qualified with a First Class Honours Degree in Podiatry from the University of Salford. He gained experience in high-risk diabetic wound care, biomechanics and nail surgery from both Blackpool and Bridgewater Community NHS trusts. Nail surgery is a particular interest of his- as is routine podiatric care. Jamie is HCPC registered and a member of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. He holds local anaesthetic and prescription only medicines certificates.

Sarah Clifford BSc (Hons) M.Ch.S

Sarah joined the practice in 2014. She qualified from the University of Westminster in 1996 with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatric Medicine. She has gained a wide range of experiences in both private practice and the NHS since qualifying. Her last appointment was as an Advanced Specialist Podiatrist for Preston NHS Trust. Sarah specialises in diabetic foot care, wound care and biomechanics as well as routine treatments. She is a member of The Society of Podiatrists and Chiropodists. She continues her professional development by attending regular courses. Her interests include scuba diving, cooking, travelling and gardening.


Christine Schoonjans and  Diane Webster.

Our friendly receptionist staff will help you with any enquiries you may have. They are responsible for making appointments and dealing with administration requests. Their aim is to help in the smooth running of the practice. All information given to them is treated in confidence and they are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the Podiatrists. Senior Receptionist Christine Schoonjans is responsible for the supervision and guidance of the reception team.

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