Working in concert to improve foot wounds care
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Working in concert to improve foot wounds care

Ryan Clay Clinical practice educator for tissue viability, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

How one trust’s care pathway reduced the number of amputations and waiting times for treating patients

Improvements to the foot wound care service at my trust have led to a reduction in the number of necessary amputations being carried out. Three major amputations were avoided within the first six weeks of them being put in place last November. This is a bonus for patients and clinical practice alike.

Primary Health Care. 32, 5, 18-18. doi: 10.7748/phc.32.5.18.s6

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