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Free foot protection service workshop: Shared Practice event, Diabetes UK

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Birmingham

Hotel Novotel Birmingham Centre

70 Broad Street

Birmingham

B1 2HT

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Free foot protection service workshop

Join us to discuss how best to organise and improve local foot protection services for people with diabetes.

We'll cover:

  • National Diabetes Foot Audit & what it means for you

  • The hidden costs of ulcers & foot problems

  • National examples of good practice in prevention of foot problems

  • 2 workshops on developing, sustaining & evaluating foot protection services

The event is aimed at GPs, physicians & surgeons who have an interest in foot protection, podiatrists, district, practice & specialist nurses, & commissioners.

This event aims to air and share initiatives to promote foot protection for people with diabetes, preventing ulcers and ultimately amputations. Following the event Diabetes UK will write up and promote examples of good practice, to support other areas to learn and develop their services.

New research has suggested that £1 in every £140 the NHS spends is on footcare for people with diabetes. In any given week around 60-75,000 people with diabetes have an ulcer and there are significant, often hidden costs, to treating ulcers.

Please use fill out the form below to confirm your place. Places are limited due to capacity and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. The session will have a lunch break and refreshments. Delegates will sit in cabaret style seating. An agenda and further details will be sent out around a month before the event.

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Hotel Novotel Birmingham Centre

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