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Speaker session: The role of the pharmacist in the Multi-Disciplinary Foot Care Team

The impact pharmacists within limb salvage services can have on the holistic management of people accessing foot care services is one of the topics of the upcoming EDFN National Conference. Consultant...

Conference speaker to share how NHS Resolution can serve as a driver for change in diabetes footcare

A review of clinical negligence claims in diabetes and lower limb complications will be the subject of a speaker session at the upcoming EDFN National Conference. Nicole Mottolini, Clinical Fellow at ...

Conference speaker to explore how Podiatry Career Framework could mobilise the profession

One of the speaker sessions at the upcoming EDFN National Conference will put careers in podiatry under the spotlight and look at how personal aspirations and achievement could supercharge the profess...

Agenda announced for EDFN National Conference

The speakers who will taking part in this year’s online National Conference on April 21 have been revealed. A line-up of experts will discuss topics including the latest NHS Resolution report, t...

EDFN National Conference: Call for abstracts

Health care professionals with an interest in foot disease in people with diabetes have been invited to submit abstracts ahead of a national conference. The EDFN is holding its third online national c...

New Chair of Association of British Clinical Diabetologists announced

The newly appointed Chair of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists has promised to ‘support and advocate’ for his colleagues and peers in his new role. Professor Ketan Dhatariya, who has ...

Telemedicine is ‘non-inferior’ to standard of care in reducing healing time in foot ulcer in diabetes

Meta-analysis has revealed similar outcomes in reducing foot ulcer healing times when telemedicine is used, compared to standard care. Six studies were included in the meta-analysis, involving 1,876 p...

Study explores main factors affecting surgical level in major amputations

The data of people with foot conditions in diabetes who had major amputations has been analysed in a new study to determine the relevant factors which affected the surgical level of amputation. The re...

Social isolation linked to ulcer severity in those with diabetic foot, study highlights

Shining the spotlight on social isolation could help improve outcomes for people with diabetes with foot ulcer, new research has recommended. A study of 160 people found that people with less social i...