WorldDiabetesDay

#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes care and management

In our final guest blog to mark #WorldDiabetesDay 2020, Deborah Wilson from our Faculty of Podiatric Medicine Executive Board writes about the work of podiatrists and nurses in diabetes care and management.

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

#WorldDiabetesDay: Fatima Cassim on the importance of teams

In the UK it is estimated that the cost of management of diabetes foot ulcers and its complications is approximately £1 billion per year, approximately 1% of the total NHS budget.

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#WorldDiabetesDay – Nurses make the difference

#WorldDiabetesDay – Nurses make the difference

This world diabetes day, as well as raising awareness of diabetes, we should be celebrating the contribution our nursing colleagues make to the lives of people with diabetes.

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#WorldDiabetesDay: The role of podiatrists during the COVID-19 pandemic

#WorldDiabetesDay: The role of podiatrists during the COVID-19 pandemic

“Our nursing colleagues throughout the hospital have been part of the driving force behind our response to COVID 19. Locally I had the pleasure of being part of that, working within the Vascular Rapid Access Clinic. The Impact of COVID 19 and the closure of outpatient provision resulted in this service increasing to three days per week and was led by the Consultant Vascular Surgeons.”

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