DPC Foot & Wound Clinic - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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    Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.

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    Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.

*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you

10:10 - 10:50

The essential guide to the foot in diabetes

What are the issues with the foot in diabetes? An overview of the foot in Diabetes; snapshot on related complications, basic assessment, RISK stratification and NICE guidelines. Will give you the key aspect and outcomes of the foot in diabetes.  


Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital
11:00 - 11:20

Unveiling a new era in diabetes foot ulcer care: improving outcomes and saving costs

Unveiling a new era in diabetes foot ulcer care: improving outcomes and saving costs. Learning outcomes: NEW NICE Guidance for treating diabetes foot ulcers What this means for patients, clinicians and health organisations How to implement NICE Guidance into clinical practice


Speaker Details TBC

12:00 - 12:40

Vascular assessment

I can’t feel the pulse? Comprehensive vascular assessment; what constitutes a vascular emergency and what who to access. The session will be supported by clinical case studies.


Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust
12:50 - 13:30

Neurological assessment

So your patient has neuropathy – only sensation loss? So what? Comprehensive neurological assessment; what it means and related complications, supported by case examples of the impact that neuropathy has on clinical outcomes from dry skin to foot ulceration.


Fatima Cassim
Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist Imperial College Healthcare
Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
13:40 - 14:10

GlucoRx


Speaker Details TBC

16:10 - 16:50

TIME is Tissue

Why is TIME so import with the foot in diabetes? What do I need to know about tissue loss due to infection and necrosis – why it is so important to get a patient with an acute Diabetes Foot ulcer seen fast and by the right team?


Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust
17:30 - 18:10

Charcot Foot

Charcot foot is a condition that is commonly overlooked and misdiagnosed. This session will look at Charcot foot in detail and look at the short and long term treatment goals.


Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

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