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Diabetic Hot Foot

Please see RMS referral guidance here

Please consider discussing with Acute GP for emergency admission and/or referral for urgent podiatry appointment on podiatry.hotline@nhs.net 01209 318093 (Mon-Fri, 9-5) for:

  • New ulceration

  • Ulceration with cellulitis/infection

  • Ulceration with deterioration in condition

  • Suspected osteomyelitis/ulcer probing to bone

  • Suspected acute Charcot foot

  • Critical limb ischaemia, necrosis or gangrene

If the lower limb acute presentation seems more vascular in nature, please also see RMS Peripheral Arterial Disease here