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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.

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....

Healthcare professionals urged to sign up for AI and diabetic foot ulcer webinar

A new online event dedicated to artificial intelligence and diabetic foot ulcer management has attracted a huge amount of interest just a month after opening fo...

Meet the Speaker: Amputation rates ‘strongly related’ to diabetic foot service provision regardless of deprivation rank

The findings from a peer review of diabetic foot services in South West England will be explored at the EDFN National Conference on April 26th. Dr Richard Paise...

‘Innovative approaches’ to diabetic neuropathy to be explored at Royal Society of Medicine masterclass

Novel ways to tackle the “substantial burden” of diabetic neuropathy will be under the spotlight at an upcoming masterclass delivered by the Royal Society of Me...

Exciting line-up announced for inaugural national obesity conference

The Obesity & Weight Management Alliance is proud to unveil the impressive speaker line-up for its inaugural conference, set to be a key event in the fight ...

Insulin Safety Week 2024 – the importance of insulin safety in a new tech age for diabetes

Building on the incredible success of last year’s campaign, Insulin Safety Week returns this year with a focus on safe use of diabetes technology – supporting e...

Agenda released for Trend Diabetes National Conference 2024

Dietary approaches to obesity management and diabetic foot care will be among the topics discussed at this year’s Trend Diabetes National Nursing Conference. Th...

The Talking Feet Podcast: the podcast of the EDFN

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 ...

Latest EDFN podcast from David Wylie: ‘Connecting the system to more of itself’ is key to tackling inequality

Connectivity, economy of scale and ‘not protecting your own scran’ must be at the heart of services treating diabetic foot and other foot diseases, says the Ass...

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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.