Wounds UK is pleased to announce this year’s National Conference, which will be taking place in a new online format.

Taking place online

21st Annual National Conference of The Diabetic Foot Journal

For nearly two decades the National Diabetic Foot Conference has provided healthcare professionals involved in the care of the diabetic foot with dynamic and interactive learning events, through provision of topical and lively programme formats..

Join us for our upcoming webinar

Taking place on the 22 October 2020


22 October 2020

09.00 - 09.10

Chair’s introduction

Matthew Young

09.10 - 09.25

How has COVID changed service delivery

- Adapting and developing new ways of working
- Positives and negatives
- COVID skin and COVID toes – what you need to know

Debbie Wilson

15 minute break

09.40 - 09.50

Low risk feet

Robert Heggie

09.50 - 10.00

Pressure offloading

Zainab Anwar Ali Abdul Hadi

15 minute break

10.15 - 11.00

Improving outcomes for patients with diabetic foot ulcers through a standardised pathway approach

- Reflection on the burden of diabetic foot ulcers on the NHS, the clinician and the patient
- Discussion on how to optimise efficient use of resources and highlight the benefits of introducing a standardised clinical pathway
- Local implementation of a fast track referral and treatment pathway demonstrating safe and effective management of the patient and their wound

Sarah Hart & Duncan Stang

15 minute break

11.15 - 11.25

A Clinical Prediction Rule for Foot Ulceration

Francesca Chappell

11.25 - 11.35

Data Linkage and Geospatial Mapping Exposes Inequalities in Outcomes for Diabetic Foot Disease in Glasgow

Joanne Hurst

11.35 - 11.45

The 'i' in Team? Improving inter-disciplinary interactions

Emma Milne

15 minute break

12.00 - 12.20

New drugs and new dangers

- Eg SGLT2s + GLP1s interactions and their impact on the foot
-Awareness of renal liver and other problems and how they affect treatment including antibiotic choices

Matthew Young

15 minute break

12.35 - 12.55

Evaluating the effectiveness of different ulcer scoring systems

- Methodology and results of a local research study
- Findings and conclusions
- Impact on practice

Graham Leese

12.55 - 13.00

Chair’s concluding remarks

Matthew Young

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21st Annual National Conference of
The Diabetic Foot Journal

22 October 2020​



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