Foot & Wound Clinic - Wednesday 14 November 2018

09:00 - 10:00

Registration

10:10 - 10:45

Keynote – An update from NHS England Diabetes

This session will look back at the last 12 months and go through the various strands of work being done in prevention of Type 2 diabetes; treatment & care - as well as work on going in the digital sphere. This session will also give audience the chance to ask the NHSE team any queries they may have about the future too.

National Clinical Director for Obesity and Diabetes, NHS England
Diabetes Consultant & National Associate Clinical Director Diabetes, NHS England
10:50 - 11:20

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

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…


Fatima Cassim
Podiatry Advanced Practitioner, Solent NHS Trust
11:20 - 12:15

NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS

12:15 - 12:45

Help I have a DFU patient! What do I need to do?  – Understanding pathways, standard of care and the different types of DFUs

What do I need to do? What is DFU? Learning outcomes: Define what a Diabetic foot ulcer is? Look at the pathways that are used and the evidence to support them What are the standard of care that my patients should have access to and if not. Why not?


Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
12:50 - 13:20

Infection management case studies – which Antibiotics and for how long?

Infection management case studies. Which Antibiotics and for how long? Learning outcomes: Understand why clinical infection can be a disaster in a Diabetic foot ulcer with case studies Look at the infection guideline sand and the evidence to support them What are the complication of infection for both soft tissue and bone in the diabetic…


Podiatry Clinical Service Manager, Solent NHS Trust
13:20 - 15:15

NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS

15:15 - 15:45

Offloading and the role of footwear – why do we need to do that?

Offloading – why do we need to do that? Role of footwear. Learning outcomes: What is offloading? How do I access appropriate offloading / protection devices for my a patients? Who is out there to help me? The role of an orthotist in the Diabetic foot pathway


Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital
15:45 - 16:40

NETWORKING, EXHIBITION & PRODUCT PRESENTATIONS

16:40 - 17:10

Exudate management in DFU

Methods to manage Exudate. Learning outcomes: What is exudate and what impact does it have on a Diabetic foot wound? What treatment options are there if I have a very wet wound every day What are the complication of high exudate both soft tissue and bone in the diabetic foot?


Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
17:15 - 17:45

Pathways & evidence

What should happen for each risk as per NICE? Learning outcomes: Review of the current pathways and evidence in the diabetic foot What should I know and how do I access it? Why is foot risk so important?


Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital
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