Links

www.feetforlife.org - The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) is the largest Professional Body and Trade Union for registered podiatrists/chiropodists. The Society represents around 10,000 private practitioners, NHS podiatrists/chiropodists and students.


www.hpc-uk.org - The Health Professions Council are an independent UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 14 professions. They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards and take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards.


www.diabetes.org.uk - Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.


http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Foothealth/Pages/Foothealthhome.aspx - NHS foot health website with some very good advice information.

News & Articles

Call for an end to "national disgrace" of diabetes-related amputations

Diabetes UK has today launched a campaign to bring an end to the "national disgrace" of thousands of preventable amputations in people with diabetes, as new research has once again highlighted the unacceptably poor levels of foot care for people with the condition. ...

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Diabetic foot ulcers linked with higher risk of death, heart attack and stroke

People with diabetes who develop foot ulcers are at more risk of dying prematurely than those without the complication, a new large-scale study has found. The researchers say the findings highlight the need for improved detection and management of those with diabetes and foot ulcers. ...

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Campaigners head to Westminster to demand better diabetes care

More than sixty Diabetes Voices volunteers traveled to Westminster yesterday, to demand improvements to diabetes healthcare, as part of a lobbying event organised by Diabetes UK. ...

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