Dr Jo McCardle

FCPodM FFPM RCPS(Glas), National Diabetes Foot Specialist,
Urgo Medical

Dr Jo McCardle FCPodM FFPM RCPS(Glas) is National Diabetes Foot Specialist with Urgo Medical. Previous to her current role she was an NHS Consultant Podiatrist specialising in Diabetes and the High Risk Foot. Jo also completed a professional doctorate in the diabetic foot in 2014 and has a history of leading clinical research in partnership with industry and within the NHS. Jo has published widely and continues to lecture in the UK and abroad and was the lead on the development of the ‘Capability Framework for Integrated Diabetic Lower Limb Care’. Jo has received 2 fellowships in recognition of her work and experience in diabetes foot care and was a founding member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow Pod Med Faculty. She has also represented podiatry and the diabetic foot on National groups such as Foot in Diabetes UK and the College of Podiatry and has been the author of a number of best practice statements. Jo continues to be passionate about foot care and diabetes and continues to strive towards evidence based practice and ensuring the clinical workforce is fit for purpose.

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