Presentation on theme: "Feet For Life Viliami Tutone, Catherine Tracy, Roger Grech, Shannon & Gina Wetere, Sally Fox, Pauline Sanders-Telfer, Rowena Scofield, Fakaola Otuafi,"— Presentation transcript:
Feet For Life Viliami Tutone, Catherine Tracy, Roger Grech, Shannon & Gina Wetere, Sally Fox, Pauline Sanders-Telfer, Rowena Scofield, Fakaola Otuafi, Jubedah Shah, Frances Reid, Babu Ramalingam, Lawrence Kingi, Anthony Ng, Penny Wilkings, Ian Hutchby, Jacqueline Schmidt-Busby Beyond 20,000 Days Campaign
Podiatrist led wound care team Renal Physician and nurse Diabetiologist and nurse Vascular surgeon Orthopaedic surgeon Radiologist Plaster nurse District nurse
43 year old male patient on dialysis Type two diabetic with a 10 year duration Hypertension - dyslipidaemia Dense Peripheral Neuropathy History of Foot ulceration Right foot Cellulitis and Right toe gangrene Multiple cutaneous infections Chronic Osteomyelitis – septic arthritis Recurrent foot trauma
Plastic surgical debridement Vascular surgical debridement Orthopaedic surgical debridement IV therapy maximum of 6 weeks 18 outpatient clinics June 2011 to Oct 2013 50% DNA Total 28 days admission between 2011 and 2013 Admission Cost per day $850 Total Cost $23,800
Average 2-6 week referral process for Diabetes Foot clinic Diabetic patients only with active wounds Multiple appointments Clashed with dialysis or unwell Transport - family support & around work Unaware of Primary Podiatry Care
577 renal patients Immediate access to a podiatrist ALL renal patients have access Reduced outpatient appointments Care that fits in with patients Knowledge of Primary Podiatry Care Extensive foot care education provided
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