Podiatrist (Diabetes Service)

Website ELHT_NHS East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team within the Integrated Diabetes Service Diabetes Foot Team providing a specialist seamless pathway to deliver and provide high quality and safe effective podiatric care to diabetic patients across East Lancashire Hospitals Trust with Consultants, Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Orthotists, other Health Care Professionals and other support staff in the prevention of foot ulceration, management of foot ulceration and reduce the potential for lower limb amputation.

Main duties of the job

To take podiatric responsibility within the Integrated Diabetes Service Diabetes Foot Team under the supervision/ delegation of a Specialist Podiatrist undertaking therapeutic assessment, ascertain clinical diagnosis and the management of diabetic patients presenting with diabetic foot complications, including patients with additional pathologies such as Peripheral Vascular Disease, Renal Disease, Neuropathy, Rheumatology and any other medical condition which reduces tissue viability.

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