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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.

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Thermography scanner added to RCPod’s Professionally Approved range

A device which uses temperature to assess foot health is the latest addition to the Royal College of Podiatry’s Professionally Approved range. Podium Profession...

Study highlights link between socioeconomic deprivation and amputation risk

A new study has found the likelihood of amputations relating to diabetic foot disease is “inversely proportional” to the index of multiple deprivation. The rese...

Campaign launched to equip every person with diabetes with ‘survival’ HypoCard

A campaign has been launched urging everyone with diabetes to carry a card featuring potentially life-saving advice. The HypoCard, which can fit inside a wallet... to be explored in upcoming Ascensia masterclass

A web-based solution that allows healthcare professionals to securely connect with their patients’ blood glucose readings will be the focus of an upcoming onlin...

Double the mortality risk for people with type 2 diabetes and a foot complication than those without type 2 diabetes

New research has found that people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with a foot complication have a mortality risk double that of those without T2D. The study set out...

The network is supported by the Royal College of Podiatry

The Talking Feet Podcast: the podcast of the EDFN

‘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...

Talking Feet: Second episode in the new EDFN podcast series

Consultant Vascular Surgeon Naseer Ahmad joins us for the second EDFN podcast, discussing the role of the vascular surgeon, inequalities around lower limb amput...

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Become a part of a growing online community of diabetes footcare professionals
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Raising the quality of diabetes footcare through...

Sharing best practice

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.

Professional forum

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.