Natalie Bennett - Podiatrist / Founder
Natalie Bennett graduated with podiatry degree in Sydney, Australia in 1994, completing two years residency at Gosford Hospital with specializations in diabetic foot wound care and pediatric podiatry.
In 1997, Natalie set up her own podiatry practice in Sydney. In 2003 she commenced a Master’s Degree in Health Management and Health Policy as well as taking on the role of Area Director of Podiatry services for the Central and South Western Sydney regions - consisting of five hospitals including the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (a teaching and research facility attached to Sydney University) and four community health centers. Her role as director included consultation, planning and the establishment of two community health centers and their podiatry services.
In 2010, she relocated to Bermuda where she worked for a local podiatry practice, developing a strong reputation as a dedicated podiatrist who provides foot care services along with committing to the long-term care of persons with diabetic foot conditions. Natalie has been an active Board member for both the Bermuda Diabetes Association Board and the Bermuda Podiatry Board.
Natalie is Bermudian and co-owner of Island Sole shoe retailer, which won Best of Bermuda's Best Retail Award in 2021.
Stuart McIntosh - Podiatrist
Stuart McIntosh graduated with a Podiatry degree with honors in the UK in 1999. He worked at various NHS clinics, hospitals and private practices throughout Manchester and London including a clinical role within Boots (pharmacy chain in the UK). In 2004 became the owner of a private practice in Manchester.
Stuart moved to Bermuda 2007 and has been consulting in private practice since his arrival. He is joint owner of Island Sole with Natalie Natalie Bennett - a comfort footwear store established to meet the needs of our patients without compromising on style. Island Sole was established after Stuart and Natalie entered the Rocket Pitch competition at BEDC and won second place and a cash prize to help start the retail store which was originally co-located in the practice where both Natalie and Stuart used to work together.
Stuart holds Bermudian status and has been a member of the Bermuda Podiatry Board for 12 years.