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King's College Hospital diabetic foot clinic

The King’s College Hospital Diabetic Foot Clinic provides multidisciplinary foot care for patients with acute diabetic foot problems, eg, diabetic foot ulcers, Charcot’s osteoarthropathy and painful neuropathies.

The clinic offers assessment, specialist treatments including ulcer debridement and wound dressing, and total contact casting. The team includes a consultant diabetologist, podiatrists and nurses. There is also input into the clinic from orthotists and a joint clinic with orthopaedic and vascular consultants.

Who Is the Service For?

The Foot Clinic is open to people with diabetes who reside in Southwark.

Contacting the Service

The Foot Clinic is based on the Ground Floor of Cheyne Wing, King’s College Hospital.

The service operates from Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

For information on referring patients to the service, telephone the Diabetic Foot Clinic Reception on 020 3299 3223.

 

Features

Foot problems

Foot problems
Description:
Persistently raised blood glucose results in damage to nerves and blood vessels in the feet which can reduce sensation and cause circulation problems.

Footcare

Footcare
Description:
The feet are an important site of complications in people with diabetes and so special care must be taken to keep the feet healthy and look out for early signs that problems may be developing.