Foot Care

Diabetes Clinical Network Foot Care Subgroup

The group provides the following support:

  • 3 Meetings a year to provide support and shared practice.
  • An annual diabetes foot care survey to identify gaps in the MDFT services across Kent, Surrey and Sussex against NICE guidelines (CG19)
  • Sharing of best practice to develop agreed guidelines and protocols which have been identified from the survey.
  • Explore the feasibility of RCA (Root, Cause, Analysis for major amputations)
  • Ongoing support to ensure that foot care is considered in vascular reconfiguration programmes 
  • Facilitate discussions on provision of structured foot health education programmes
  • Support participation in the National Foot Care Audit