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A network of healthcare professionals dedicated to the improvement of diabetes footcare in England

The EDFN is a group of diabetes foot champions who established a network across England to improve outcomes for people with diabetes.

If you are involved in diabetes footcare, join our network and become part of a new community dedicated to improving care and reducing amputations.

Webinar: Working towards Zero All Preventable (ZAP) amputations

A free online event will look at how HCPs can ‘ACT NOW’ to save feet. The event, on Wednesday, July 10 from 12.30pm to 2pm, will focus on ‘Working towards Zero ...

Treating diabetic lower extremity ulcers with vLPM and vCPM tissue allografts ‘improves mortality’, study finds

Using vLPM and vCPM allografts in the treatment of diabetic lower extremity ulcers is linked to improved outcomes when compared to using other cellular tissue p...

Study of antibiotic prescribing trends in diabetic foot infections highlights need for ‘rational’ prescribing

A study which assessed antibiotic prescribing trends and microbial susceptibility patterns in diabetic foot infections (DFIs) has highlighted how understanding ...

Webinar: Introduction to thermography and its clinical application in foot health

Sponsored story A webinar taking place this month will introduce the innovative use of thermography in the management of foot health. The event, on Wednesday, J...

Celebrating UK nursing heroes

The winners of the first Diabetes Nursing Awards 2024 were announced at a ceremony in London earlier this month.  Hosted by Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE, the evening cer...

EDFN Podcast: Tackling the ‘existential crisis’ facing podiatry

In the latest EDFN podcast, two experts discuss the efforts being made to sustain and grow the number of podiatrists as the profession faces an “existential cri...

Questionnaire on referral of heel ulcers in people with diabetes

Podiatrists have been urged to complete a questionnaire to assess the variations in reporting and referral of heel ulcers when patients have diabetes. The refer...

Renal failure associated with increased risk of diabetic foot ulcers, evidence finds

People living with renal failure are more at risk of developing diabetic foot ulcers, an expert has revealed today during the Trend Diabetes National Conference...

New guidance on improving foot care for people with dark skin

A handbook has been published by Diabetes Africa to provide essential information for healthcare professionals delivering foot care to people with diabetes who ...

The Talking Feet Podcast: the podcast of the EDFN

EDFN Podcast: Tackling the ‘existential crisis’ facing podiatry

In the latest EDFN podcast, two experts discuss the efforts being made to sustain and grow the number of podiatrists as the profession faces an “existential cri...

Listen now: EDFN Peer Review the subject of latest podcast episode

The aims and potential impact of the EDFN Peer Review is the topic of discussion in the latest podcast episode. The EDFN’s chair, Richard Leigh, talks about why...

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Our network is dedicated to improving footcare for people with diabetes through the provision of high-quality education for professionals.


Leading names from the NHS and research will be featured in this new podcast series, which supplements our news and education services.


Get up-to-date with the latest research and clinical breakthroughs through a series of educational and informative webinars.

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Catch up with all the new developments involving diabetes footcare in England.