Health Care Professionals Page

We are delighted you want to know more about how to help people care for their feet. We hope this page provides you with all the information you need.

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This animation which can be viewed below offers you opportunity to promote ACT NOW to colleagues and encourage its use with every person with diabetes

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Foot Assessment 

In this 11.30 minute film clip the vascular and neuropathic foot assessment in diabetes care is demonstrated by Jayne Robbie, Senior Specialist Podiatrist at Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital, Birmingham and Senior Lecturer in Diabetes Care at Birmingham City University

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Here is a presentation about how to use ACT NOW

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Professor Mike Edmonds presentation

In this presentation Professor Mike Edmonds, Kings College,London describes why we need to ACT NOW with people with diabetes and potential foot injury leading to infection

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Jane Diggle, Diabetes Specialist Practice Nurse presents about ACT NOW and the role of Practice Nurses at PCDEurope Webinar on 26th April 2021

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This podcast by a variety of health care professionals discovers the importance of foot care and foot assessment when living with diabetes

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ACT NOW Assessment Tool

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ACT NOW! Diabetes and Foot Care Assessment and Referral

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This is a recording of the webinar presentation for D Foot International about ACT NOW

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Health Care Professionals Articles Published

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To halve the number of major amputations
in people living with diabetes, “ACTNOW”

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ACT NOW in diabetes and foot
assessments: an essential service

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ACT NOW reducing amputation during Covid 19 pandemic and beyond 

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Jane Diggle has designed this quick and easy to read :

How to assess feet and prevent foot ulcers in people with diabetes, (2021, Diabetes and Primary Care Journal)

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People with Diabetes