Foot & Wound Clinic - Thursday 15 November 2018

08:45 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Keynote – Excellence across the care pathway: NICE and diabetes

NICE has produced over 40 pieces of guidance, advice and quality standards on every conceivable element of diabetes prevention, treatment and management. Find out how NICE’s recommendations are developed, and how they could help you to commission and provide high quality, person-centred care.

Dr Paul Chrisp
Director, Centre for Guidelines, NICE
10:30 - 10:50


10:50 - 11:20

Basic foot assessment: What is foot risk and how do I establish it?

What key messages do I need to give my patients? Making Every Contact Count. Learning outcomes: Outline what is needed to complete an annual diabetes foot screening How do I use that to formulate their foot risk? Why informing a patient is so important Refresh the key messages you need to give to each patient

11:20 - 12:15


12:15 - 12:45

Help I have a DFU patient! What do I need to do?  – Outcomes, x-rays and staging systems explained

What are the different type of DFUs? Staging Systems – why is SINBAD and TEXAS so useful? Review of Case studies. Clinical outcomes what is good for the patient? Learning outcomes: Understand what SINBAD and TEXAS systems are in Diabetic foot ulceration Review case examples where SINBAD and TEXAS are What are the key clinical…

Podiatry Clinical Service Manager, Solent NHS Trust
12:50 - 13:20

Infection management & Debridement – what and why?

Which is the most appropriate debridement method? When not to debride? Learning outcomes: Understand why debridement is such a vital component in managing DFUs? Look at the range of debridement options and their advantages and disadvantages Case examples of debridement in healing a DFU What are the complication of not debriding enough?

13:20 - 14:35


14:40 - 15:10

Charcot – symptoms, recommendations and treatment

What is a Charcot? Treatment strategies. Outcomes. Learning outcomes: Why should I be concerned with a red hot swollen foot in a patient with diabetes? Charcot – what is it? What treatment is there for a red hot swollen foot Case examples of treatment options Clinical outcomes

15:45 - 16:40


16:40 - 17:10

8760 hours in a year… What should a high risk patient do? Key messages and the role of exudate footwear

What should a high risk patient do? Learning outcomes: Why should a high risk patient concerned about the shoes they wear? Why should they see an Orthotist? Types and styles of footwear available

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