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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.

Listen now: EDFN National Conference 2024

This year’s EDFN National Conference is now available to watch online. Topics explored include preventing ‘foot attack’, foot reconstruction, and building a hol...

Vibrating shoe could help with balance for people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, study shows

People with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) could benefit from a smart show insole that has shown to improve balance and walking in those with the conditio...

Insulin Safety Week 2024 – Hybrid closed loop in pregnancy webinar

Healthcare professionals are encouraged to book their place on a free educational webinar in the run up to Insulin Safety Week 2024. Aligned with the theme of I...

Finalists announced for the Diabetes Nursing Awards 2024

Shortlisted finalists have been announced for the first awards ceremony celebrating exceptional nurses who have demonstrated outstanding commitment, innovation,...

Countdown to national obesity conference

With just over two weeks until the inaugural Obesity & Weight Management Alliance conference, anticipation is mounting for an educational event that promise...

Meet the Speakers: What does a holistic ‘threatened limb’ care workforce look like?

Multidisciplinary working in diabetes foot care is another topic at the upcoming free, online EDFN National Conference on April 26th. The session, ‘Who, What, W...

Meet the speaker: Plastic surgery – its role in foot reconstruction

The concept of soft tissue reconstruction and its potential role in diabetic foot salvage will be explored at the free, online EDFN National Conference on April...

Having advanced diabetes podiatrists in every Trust will reduce diabetic foot complications, expert says

To treat the pathophysiology of the diabetic foot every hospital Trust should have an advanced podiatrist in charge of coordinating diabetes foot care, a consul...

Upcoming webinar to focus on hybrid closed loop technology in pregnancy

Diabetes healthcare professionals are invited to sign up for a hybrid closed loop and pregnancy webinar taking place next month during Insulin Safety Week 2024....

The Talking Feet Podcast: the podcast of the EDFN

Latest EDFN podcast explores private practice and NHS integration

The benefits of closer working between private practice and NHS services is the subject of the latest EDFN podcast. In the newest episode of Talking Feet, Joann...

Training opportunities and resources under the spotlight in latest EDFN podcast

The new Head of Education and Professional Development at the Royal College of Podiatry has discussed his role in the latest episode of the EDFN’s Talking Feet ...

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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.

Latest news

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