We provide a very unique combination of services here at Holywell Healthcare that cannot be found anywhere else in Derbyshire and the Peak District.

All our practitioners are highly qualified and experienced in their own field, enabling them to pinpoint the source of your discomfort and pain. If the practitioner you initially visit believes that you would benefit more from one of our other services then they will refer you on to them. We believe in an inclusive approach to treating our patients and will work as a team to get the right treatment for you. 

Colin Papworth 

Podiatrist

Colin, clinic owner, qualified as a Podiatrist in 1999. He has since developed a special interest in running assessments and treating running injuries. Colin is the Race Director of the increasingly popular Hope Fell Race held twice a year in Hope Valley. 

John Freeman 

Sports Massage/

Soft Tissue Therapy

John, clinic owner, has been practicing at Holywell Healthcare since 2001. He has worked with a variety of athletes at both world and international levels, working with the Institute of Sports and GB Diving for over a decade. His expertise can benefit all individuals of all ages and activity levels.

Marcus Scotney

Sports Massage/

Soft Tissue Therapy

Marcus qualified as a Sports Therapist in 2013 and is also a running coach. He specialises in dry needling (to treat muscular tension and spasm). Marcus is a very accomplished "Ultra Runner" and recently came 1st place in the gruelling Dragons Back Race .

Magdalen Hardy

Studio Pilates

Magdalen started teaching Pilates in 2003 and became a Comprehensive Pilates Studio Trainer in 2013. Magdalen is a former professional dancer and has worked as a performer, choreographer, teacher, lecturer and artistic director.  

When not in the studio, Magdalen enjoys taking care of her rescued battery hens. This is a huge bonus for the rest of the team here as we often get our hands on their fresh eggs!! 

Magdalen Hardy

Studio Pilates

Magdalen started teaching Pilates in 2003 and became a Comprehensive Pilates Studio Trainer in 2013. Magdalen is a former professional dancer and has worked as a performer, choreographer, teacher, lecturer and artistic director.  

When not in the studio, Magdalen enjoys taking care of her rescued battery hens. This is a huge bonus for the rest of the team here as we often get our hands on their fresh eggs!! 

Mr Antony Wilkinson

Consultant Podiatrist Specialist in Foot and Ankle Surgery

MSc, DPodM,MCPod, FPodA, FCPodS

Mr Antony Wilkinson is one of the UK's leading Podiatric Surgeons who has over 26 years’ experience in the field of Foot and Ankle surgery.

Mr Wilkinson has undertaken more than 15,000 surgical procedures during his career within the NHS and private sector.

He became a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon in 2000. He is employed as Consultant and Clinical Head of Podiatric Surgery with Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as well as providing foot surgery for us here at The Derbyshire Foot Surgery Centre in Chesterfield.

He offers ultrasound guided injections, bunion, hammer and claw toe surgery, flatfoot and midfoot surgery. He has recently taken a special interest in brachymetatarsia surgery, undertaking 15 cases in the last 12 months.

Mr Tommy Chan

Specialist Registrar in Podiatric Surgery

MSc, BSc (Hons), FCPodS

Mr Tommy Chan qualified in 2009 at the University of Salford with BSc (Hons) degree in podiatry with a keen interest in the surgical management of foot and ankle conditions.

In 2014 he was appointed as the Surgical Trainee in Podiatric Surgery at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust , where he completed his surgical training in 2017, gaining the prestigious award to Fellowship of the College of Podiatric Surgery.

We are now proud to have Tommy as our Podiatric Surgeon; Specialist Registrar in Podiatric Surgery here at Holywell Healthcare, where he continues to work towards the completion and consolidation of his surgical skills.

Scott Hendrick 

Trainee in Podiatric Surgery

Scott Hendrick holds a masters’ degree in podiatric surgery and has a keen interest In musculoskeletal injuries, orthotics and corticosteroid therapy for both soft tissue and arthritic pathology. In addition to routine podiatry care he also performs nail surgery, verrucae needling and deep corn enucleation under local anaesthetic.

Anna Evans

Trainee in Podiatric Surgery

Anna Evans has 14 years of NHS experience having held specialist roles in diabetic foot care, MSK (biomechanics) and with podiatric surgery teams.

She qualified from the University of Huddersfield in 2003 with a 1st class honours and has two MScs. She attained a pass in her MSc Podiatry and Diabetes and a distinction in her MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery.

She has worked both the NHS and the private sectors throughout her career, and also volunteered abroad setting up a diabetic foot education programme in 2012.

She specialises in diabetic foot care, biomechanical assessment, nail surgery and verrucae needling.

Holywell Healthcare, Holywell Street, Chesterfield, S41 7SH

Free car park located on Basil Close S41 7SL 

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