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10 criteria for commissioning diabetic foot services

Developed by CCGs and providers in South West England
  1. Patient education at practice annual review

  2. Rolling education programme for community health care professionals

  3. Adequate community podiatry numbers and skill mix and rotation into MDFT

  4. Job planned MDFT weekly

  5. Administrative and Information Technology support

  6. Pathways and communication

  7. Identification of diabetic inpatients and their foot checks

  8. Orthotist an integral part of MDFT

  9. Vascular presence in spoke hospitals

  10. Ulcer data base and root cause analysis 3-monthly of all amputations

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