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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.

Case study: Simultaneous reconstructive surgery and surgical off-loading reduces foot ulcer recurrence

Japanese medics have presented a case study involving a patient with diabetic foot ulcer who underwent reconstructive surgery and surgical off-loading simultane...

Polyherbal formations with ‘potent’ antibacterial properties could complement wound treatment

Extracts of polyherbal formulations used in traditional Indian medicine for the treatment of diabetic chronic wounds have been found to posses ‘potent’ antibact...

Prediction models developed by Dutch team identify those most at risk from foot ulcer recurrence

New prediction models for foot ulcer recurrence in people with diabetes will help to improve monitoring of those most at risk. The work by Dutch researchers at ...

Latest NHS regional workshop to focus on digital innovations that improve diabetes care

Healthcare professionals will learn how digitally enabled long term care management and virtual wards can improve the lives of those living with diabetes in the...

Best practice shared at first EDFN National Conference

The first National Conference held by the English Diabetes Footcare Network saw footcare professionals share best practice and discuss latest research. The onli...

Latest Foot and Wound Care webinars

Footcare professionals have been urged to join the upcoming Foot and Wound Care virtual events which aim to decrease the number of amputations caused by diabete...

Apply to become an EDFN representative on FDUK Executive Committee

EDFN members have been invited to represent our network on the Foot in Diabetes UK (FDUK) Executive Committee. Podiatrists can apply for the three positions ava...

Special guest Chair booked for the first EDFN conference

Emma Hardy, Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle, has been confirmed as a guest Chair at the first English Diabetes Footcare Network (EDFN) National...

Professors Jonathan Valabhji OBE and Gerry Rayman MBE confirmed for conference

Professors Jonathan Valabhji OBE and Gerry Rayman MBE have been unveiled as the keynote speakers at the first English Diabetes Footcare Network (EDFN) National ...

The Talking Feet Podcast: the podcast of the EDFN
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Our members get access to the latest best practice in diabetes footcare, we share what works to speed up the improvements to care pathways and clinical care.

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Engage with footcare professionals in our interactive online forum, where you can set up topics, pose questions, gain feedback and share ideas.


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.