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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.

Webinar aimed at reducing amputations now available to view online

The EDFN’s latest webinar, ‘Upskilling the healthcare workforce in lower limb assessment and treatment’, is now available to view online. The webinar, which fea...

Outcomes and healing of neuropathic foot ulcers in the elderly

A study which set out to evaluate neuropathic ulcers in the elderly has demonstrated that they can heal despite age-related skin changes if standard foot care i...

Advances towards the adoption of thermal foot imagery in diabetes care

Sponsored story Author: Antony N. Davies – Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC) at University of South Wales, UK and Thermetrix, Wales. It is well kno...

Latest study demonstrates sensitivity and accuracy of Neuropad

Delegates at an international diabetic neuropathy conference heard how a painless home test provides a valid and accurate check for diabetic autonomic neuropath...

Funding awarded for motivational interviewing pilot trial to reduce foot ulcer rates in areas of deprivation

A three-year trial will deliver motivational interviewing to people living in areas of deprivation in a drive to change behaviours and prevent diabetes-related ...

New awards to recognise UK’s diabetes nursing heroes

A new awards programme designed to celebrate the UK’s diabetes nursing heroes has opened for entries today. The inaugural Diabetes Nursing Awards has been launc...

UK’s obesity ‘ticking time bomb’ to be addressed at new congress

A nationwide conference will be held in May to help healthcare professionals tackle the obesity challenge facing the UK. Registrations for the inaugural Obesity...

Surgeon to discuss reducing rates of lower limb amputation at free webinar for healthcare professionals

A surgeon and lower limb amputation reduction specialist is among the speakers taking part in the EDFN’s upcoming webinar, ‘Upskilling the healthcare workforce ...

Specialist podiatrist and lecturer to discuss foot assessment tool at free webinar for healthcare professionals

An experienced podiatrist and lecturer in diabetes care is among the speakers taking part in the EDFN’s upcoming webinar, ‘Upskilling the healthcare workforce i...

The Talking Feet Podcast: the podcast of the EDFN

Latest EDFN podcast delves deeper into award-winning ACT NOW programme

An ambitious programme aimed at dramatically reducing amputations is the focus of the latest EDFN podcast. Jayne Robbie, a Senior Podiatrist at the University H...

‘We want everyone to come to the party’ – EDFN Chair talks about taking a multi-disciplined approach in latest podcast

Growing the EDFN’s membership so that it includes everyone involved in limb salvage is one of the current aims of the network, its Chair has said. Speaking in t...

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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.