OUR TEAM

We are proud of our fantastically friendly and experienced team of HCPC registered Podiatrists. We look forward to meeting you.
Jen Royle

Jen Royle

Podiatrist

Jen graduated from Northampton School of Podiatry with a 2:1 Honours degree in 1993. She spent 11 years working for the NHS, teaching undergraduate podiatrists and managing a Podiatry team before setting up her own private practice, in Grimsargh.  In 2010, Jen and Sarah opened The Foot Room together.  2018 marks her “Silver Jubilee” as a Podiatrist!

When not working, or being a taxi for her 2 children, Jen sings in a choir and goes running several times a week.

Cathy Farrer

Cathy Farrer

Podiatrist

After working as a medical secretary for many years, Cathy fulfilled a lifelong desire to become a Podiatrist, graduating in 2012 with a 2:1 Honours degree from Salford University. She worked in both the NHS and private practice before leaving the NHS in 2015 and joining the team at The Foot Room.

Cathy is married with 2 grown up children and a cat named Gus. Away from work she enjoys walking, listening to music, travelling and anything food-related.

Sarah carroll

Sarah carroll

Podiatrist

After graduating from Northampton University with a 2:1, Sarah set up a home-visit private practice and became a manager of a podiatry clinic in Lytham. After several years, Sarah and Jen opened up The Foot Room, where Sarah specialises in Podiatry Spa treatments and also has a keen interest in dermatology.

Since opening, Sarah has got married and become a mum to cheeky little fellas who keep her busy when not at work. She also loves to socialise and travel.

Alice Marsden

Alice Marsden

Podiatrist

Alice Marsden graduated from The University of Salford with a 2:1 BSc (Hons) Podiatry. Her interest in Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Podiatry has seen her undertake postgraduate study with The University of Brighton and the Biomechanics Institute of Valencia.

If she stops talking, you will probably find her eating biscuits (dark chocolate digestives are her favourite). When Alice isn’t doing any of the above, she loves spending quality time with her daughter.

Kath Jones

Kath Jones

Podiatrist

Kath qualified from The Northern College of Podiatry in 1986. She worked in the NHS for 29 years and since 1991 worked exclusively within a High Risk Foot Team. Kath left the NHS to begin work at The Foot Room in 2015.

Kath likes to keep active (sometimes she likes running, sometimes she doesn’t), travels as much as she can and loves being a Mum.

Caroline Smith

Caroline Smith

Podiatrist

Caroline graduated from The University of Salford in 2012 with a 2:1 honours degree in Podiatric Medicine. She began her working life down in Cheltenham, working for the NHS, before moving back up north where she has worked both in the NHS and the private sector.

Caroline enjoys running (sometimes with Jen), country walks and spending time with her family, especially her little niece.

Ben Lumley

Ben Lumley

Podiatrist

Ben graduated from Birmingham School of Podiatry with a BSc (Hons) Podiatry.  He has spent time working both in the NHS and private practice where he has specialised as a Musculoskeletal Podiatrist.  He now works exclusively within MSk Podiatry. He values education highly and is currently studying for a masters degree as well as lecturing from time to time. He loves his work and study, which takes up most of his time, but his new true love is his baby daughter.

Jen Clash

Jen Clash

Receptionist

Jen started work at The Foot Room in 2011 when the youngest of her 3 children started school. As they grew, her working hours also grew and she now works 3 days. When not working you can usually find her renovating her house with her husband, tap-dancing and generally running around after her family but not all at the same time!

Carole Taylor

Carole Taylor

Receptionist

Carole joined The Foot Room team in 2014 after a 33-year career with the Fire Service. She is married with children and grandchildren. Carole loves travelling and weekends away and when she can fit it in she loves to go to the gym.

Niamh Teeling

Niamh Teeling

Receptionist

After leaving school with 12 A*-A GCSE’s, Niamh is now a full-time student studying Psychology, English Literature, History and Theatre, with the hope of studying Psychology at university in the future.  When not studying or working, Niamh enjoys playing netball with her team in Leyland, going to watch musicals and has a passion for photography.

The Foot Room provides specialised podiatry care. It's the first step to pain-free walking. 

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