Lower limb clinical negligence claims to be explored in upcoming forum

By Editor
10th May 2022
Footcare, Latest news NHS

NHS employees are invited to attend a forthcoming forum on diabetes and lower limb complications.

Taking place on Thursday, May 12, between 12:30pm and 1:45pm, the online event will provide an overview of the report, Diabetes and Lower Limp Complications: A Thematic Review of Clinical Negligence Claims.

The report analyses clinical negligence claiming involving people who have diabetes and a lower limb problem.

The frequent themes within the claims were present across various components of care, such as specialist footcare services, inpatient times, pathways between primary care and prevention; education, peripheral arterial disease and psychological support.

During the solution-driven and interactive forum, a panel of expert speakers will share the report’s findings and recommendations.

Speakers taking part in the virtual forum include:

  • Michelle Stafford – Safety and Learning Lead, NHS Resolution. Diabetes Podiatrist
    Forum Chair, Panel Question and Answer and audience discussion
  • Nicole Mottolini – Clinical Fellow (Diabetes Lower Limb), NHS Resolution
    Summary of key findings and recommendations within the diabetes lower limb report
  • Dr Alex Crowe – Deputy Director Incentive Schemes and Academic Partnerships, NHS Resolution
    Overview of the thematic review process, using claims to extract learning to drive improvements, and taking forward recommendations to ensure implementation
  • Professor Michael Edmonds – Consultant Diabetologist, King’s College Hospital
    The important role of the MDFT
  • Dr Paul Chadwick – Clinical Director, The Royal College of Podiatry
    Integration and prevention to optimise patient outcomes.

Individuals employed by the NHS from all clinical, commissioning and governance backgrounds are welcome to attend the forum.

Attendees are also encouraged to share their own experiences and examples of best practice during the forum.

To attend the online forum, register here.

Please note that registration is restricted to NHS staff only.

If you experience any problems registering, contact safety@resolution.nhs.uk ahead of the event.

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