DPC Foot & Wound Clinic - Wednesday 30 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

10:00 - 10:40

Pressure – redistribution & offloading

Look at my shoes. An interactive session of all the key factors of pressure relief. A review of the range of devices that are commonly available and how to access, supported by case examples and outcomes. Learning outcomes: Understand what pressure redistribution and offloading is Understand why these are important for the foot in diabetes…

Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guys and St Thomas NHS Trust and Kings College Hospital
10:50 - 11:10

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

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

FCPodM FFPM RCPS(Glas), National Diabetes Foot Specialist, Urgo Medical
11:50 - 12:30

Panel: Is there life after amputation?

An interactive discussion with the team focused both major and minor on amputation. The session will look at amputation planning and surgery, and include a discussion about outcomes and what needs to be put in place for the patient to limit their risk of further amputation. Learning outcomes: Understanding the selection process for level and…

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, University Hospitals Southampton
Surgical Care Practitioner, University Hospitals Southampton
12:40 - 13:20


It’s only a small ulcer – can it be infected? An interactive session looking at how important infection management is in the foot in diabetes, with case studies and a discussion about management of complex Diabetic Foot infections. Latest guidelines and evidence-based practice will also be highlighted. Learning outcomes: Understand why the foot in diabetes…

Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust
Fatima Cassim
Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist Imperial College Healthcare
15:00 - 15:50


This foot ulcer doesn’t look right? What are the principles of wound debridement and what are the different ways a wound can be debrided? Session support with clinical case studies. Learning outcomes: Understand what debridement is from intact skin to wound debridement, and why is it so important What is the role of a Podiatrist…

Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust
Pradeep Solanki
Podiatry Team leader, Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
16:00 - 16:40


An overview of the importance and relevance of diagnostic investigations in Diabetic Foot management and an overview of pathways supported by interactive X-ray cases. Learning outcomes: An awareness of the pathways that are available for the foot in diabetes Be aware of the NDFA and its outcomes IWGDF pathways and NICE Understand your requirement to…

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