Diabetic Foot Screening - Interactive Assessment - e-Learning for Healthcare
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About the Diabetic Foot Screening - Interactive Assessment programme

The e-learning programme will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and was developed to provide an interactive online assessment tool that can be used as a stand-alone assessment or in combination with facilitator led training. The  programme will be rolled out as part of a Diabetes Transformation Multidisciplinary Diabetes Footcare Team Project across the Sussex and East Surrey Sustainability and Transformation Partnership and beyond. The e-learning programme is also supported by the South East Clinical Network.

The target group of healthcare professionals includes Primary Care practice nurses and healthcare assistants. The programme provides a comprehensive assessment tool for all healthcare professionals who care for people with diabetes.

Given the variation in diabetes footcare across the country, the e-learning programme will contribute to reducing the variation in amputation rates and improve practice in screening and assessment. This will lead to prompt and appropriate referral to the diabetes specialist foot services resulting in reduced length of hospital stay and amputation rates.

Thanks to East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Sussex Community Foundation NHS Trust, Health Education England and Delta KN.

Meet the team

  • Laura Dallison

    Laura Dallison

    Sussex East Surrey STP Project Manager Multi-Disciplinary Foot Care Team
  • Mika Dave

    Mika Dave

    Diabetes Lead Podiatrist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Elaine Tate

    Elaine Tate

    Podiatry Clinical and Operational Lead, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Alistair McInnes

    Alistair McInnes

    Independent Support, South East Clinical Network , Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
  • Christian Pankhurst

    Christian Pankhurst

    Clinical Specialist Orthotist, Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Clair Guy

    Clair Guy

    Project Manager, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare

How to access

In order to access any e-LfH programme, you will need an e-LfH account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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If you already have an account with e-LfH, then you can enrol on to the Diabetic Foot Screening – Interactive Assessment programme by logging in to the e-LfH Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My e-Learning section.

Other health and care organisations

In the event that you do not qualify for free access to the Diabetic Foot Screening – Interactive Assessment programme via the e-LfH Hub, you may be able to access the service via OpenAthens.

First check whether or not you qualify for direct access by clicking on the Register button above. After entering your work email address, you will be directed to enter additional details about your role and location. If you are presented with alternative registration options, your email address has not been recognised and you will not qualify for direct access to the Diabetic Foot Screening – Interactive Assessment programme.  If this happens and you think that you should qualify for free access to the learning material via the e-LfH Hub, please contact e-LfH.

To check whether or not you qualify for free access via OpenAthens, you can view the eligibility criteria and register on the ‘OpenAthens’ portal.

NHS healthcare staff in England

The Diabetic Foot Screening – Interactive Assessment programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this e-Learning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.

Further details are available here.

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