Diabetes High Risk Foot services are a clinical priority area in the NSW Health Leading Better Value Care Program. The National Evidence Based Guidelines on the Prevention, Identification and Management of Foot Complications in Diabetes Mellitus identifies that foot ulceration is a serious complication which is best managed by a multidisciplinary foot care team.
Who should attend?
This seminar is for those with an interest in diabetic foot care regardless of their level of experience or the discipline in which they are qualified.
- Dr Matthew Malone is a leading researcher in diabetic foot infections and the role of biofilms and is a current member of the International Working Group for the Diabetic Foot. He is also a senior lecturer at Western Sydney University.
- Saskia Schwarzer is a podiatrist involved in the management and treatment of high risk foot patients with diabetic foot ulcers and infection, post amputation, Charcot Neuroarthropathy and peripheral vascular disease.
- Charles Davison and Hassan Kadous will also provide an update about the NSW Health Healthy Deadly Feet Project.