A new business & new technology with established local experience & expertise.
Zest is a collaboration of two Oxfordshire businesses, Oxford Foot Clinic & Toptoes Podiatry. Both established for almost 10 years, with a wealth of experience in helping people with lower limb problems.
The partnership enables us to combine our knowledge, resources and time so we can offer greater expertise to our patients through a new and enhanced range of treatments with more flexible clinic hours, whilst maintaining our core aim of keeping you active.
Meet the Team
Victoria North. Director & Podiatrist
Victoria has been a podiatrist for 11 years with experience of working within the NHS, podiatric surgical teams and as a private Podiatrist & Director of TopToes Podiatry. In 2018 she completed the Postgraduate Diploma in the Theory of Podiatric Surgery (University of Brighton) and has a keen interest in general foot wellbeing and lower limb education.
Keen to help in the local community, she volunteers with the Oxford Gatehouse homeless, as well as supporting the Abingdon Food Bank and other small local charities. Victoria has recently graduated with her Masters from Huddersfield University. During the covid pandemic Victoria returned to Oxford NHS as a podiatrist.
Brenda Rogers. Director & Podiatrist
Brenda has been a podiatrist for 10 years as Owner and Podiatrist of Oxford Foot Clinic. She has a special interest in skin and all things dermatology, especially verrucae. Previous careers include nursing and Marketing which she believes have helped her manage a healthcare business.
Home life is busy with family, some volunteering and the occasional sporting challenge. Achievements have included the Blenheim triathlon, the Oxford Town and Gown 10k plus some charity mud run events. Brenda returned to the NHS during the coivd pandemic and helped in a number of locations including front line wards of Abingdon hospital and with covid testing.
Jennifer French. Receptionist
In 2014 Jennifer joined the team as a full time receptionist. She is a great support to the team and the patients, managing everyone’s needs. Her interests include gardening, sewing and crafts.
Emma Morgan-Jones. Podiatry Apprentice & part time receptionist
Emma joined us in March 2022 as our afternoon receptionist, supporting the rest of the team. She has great customer service experience and out of work is a keen walker (with and without the dog).
In September 2022 she took on the Podiatry Degree Apprenticeship with Plymouth University, and is working alongside the Zest Team to treat and learn. We are excited to be able to offer such an opportunity.
Steve Richards, Podiatrist
In 2013 Steve joined the team part time, and has continued to work with us now providing part of our MSK service. Steve is a full time Band 7 Rheumatology and MSK specialist in the NHS.
Jessica Gasper, Physiotherapist
In April of 2022 Jess joined the team, enabling us to offer the physiotherapy treatments to our clients. She works closely with our MSK team of podiatrists and rehab specialist. Jess is able to offer physiotherapy to both upper and lower limb conditions and has experience in orthopaedics, rheumatology and now gait analysis.
The team at Zest are all individually registered by the HCPC (Healthcare & Care Professions Council). The HCPC sets standards for clinical practice, professional education and training – ensuring that the public are protected by its registrants. To be registered with the HCPC each member needs to work within the standards and demonstrate their capability through bi annual audits.
In addition to HCPC registration, the podiatrists and physiotherapists are members of their respective professional trade unions, Royal College of Podiatry and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists. Both organisations ensure that their members have the highest quality of support to ensure that clinical standards are upheld, and offer professional liability insurance.
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