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National Diabetes Foot Care Audit Report 2014-2015
Published: 31 Mar 2016
The National Diabetes Foot Care Audit (NDFA), a new national clinical audit, presents initial findings about the treatment and outcomes of more than 5,000 patients presenting with a diabetic foot ulcer in England and Wales between July 2014 and April 2015.
The main findings, of those patients who had a 12 week ulcer status recorded, were as follows:
Of the 2029 patients seen within two weeks or less, 50 per cent (1,010) were ulcer-free 12 weeks on from assessment.
Of the 911 patients seen between two weeks and two months, 43 per cent (394) were ulcer free 12 weeks on from assessment.
Of the 359 patients seen after more than two months, 34 per cent (123) were ulcer free 12 weeks on from assessment.