Diabetes care areas - click here to navigate to care area page
- Cardiovascular care
- Children and young people
- Diagnosis and ongoing care
- Emotional and psychological support
- End of life
- Equality in diabetes
- Prevention and risk management
- Eye services
- Emergency and inpatient
- Kidney care
- Mental health and learning difficulties
- Neuropathy care
- Services for older people
- User involvement
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Footcare quality improvement resources
MDT Address Book
- Diabetes UK Making Involvement Happen: A new practical resource to help your organisation involve people with diabetes to improve diabetes care.
Putting Feet First
- Diabetes UK have a national campaign to improve footcare. Find out more on the Diabetes UK website.
- Report: Putting Feet First - fast track for a foot attack, reducing amputations, Feb 2013 (PDF 656KB)
- Diabetes related amputation incidence in an inner city multiethnic population in the UK before and after the introduction of multidisciplinary diabetes foot care, 2000-2008
Foot care for people with diabetes in the NHS in England: The economic case for change
Around 6,000 people with diabetes have leg, foot or toe amputations each year in England. Many of these are avoidable. The cost to the NHS of foot ulcers and amputations is estimated at around £650 million each year. Our health economics paper shows that many of these amputations, and their associated costs could be avoided through establishing specialist foot care multi disciplinary teams. The summary factsheet and full paper below set out the case for change in more detail.