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Surrey footcare event

Discussion in 'Diabetes Events' started by rjfromuk, Oct 12, 2012.

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    Diabetes UK - Guildford & South West Surrey Voluntary Group
    Keep your feet on the ground

    Monday 22nd October 2012 6.30pm for 7.00pm - 8.30pm
    Royal Surrey County Hospital - Post Graduate Education Center, Egerton Road, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XX

    Introduction - Putting Feet Forward - Baroness Barbara Young (Chief Executive Diabetes UK)
    An overview of local challenges in the Guildford & South West Surrey area - Prof. David Russell-Jones (RSH)
    Multi-disciplinary Foot Care - 'Management of the Foot Attack' - Prof. Mike Edmonds (King's College)
    Open Forum Discussion

    Please note the lecture hall holds 200 - we have invited Gp's, specialist nurses, podiatrist and consultants from MDT (Multi Disiplinary Teams) from across Surrey along with people with diabetes who have concerns regarding their feet, carers also welcome.
    The event is free - Donations in the Diabetes UK collection boxes would be much appriciated on the night.
    The prime purpose of this event is to diseminate information to people with diabetes on how to avoid feet problems.
    Currently 80% of amputation could be avoided with early intervention & the correct treatment.

    If you wish to attend please contact [email protected] to reserve a place.
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