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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Welcome to our resource and training pages.

We have a number of learning resources, ward documentation and patient information available to support your practice. Dont forget to record all of your learning and reflections in your Nursing & Midwifery Professonal Portfolio.

 

NHSGGC Podiatry Education Videos

 

1. Preventing Pressure Damage in the Foot and Ankle

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Assessing for risk
  • Referral pathways
  • Wound grading and management.

 

2. How to apply a Prolevo FootSafe Boot?

 

Learning Point: When using the shoe size guide, you may wish to consider the patient’s build as you may need to size down or up for best fit.

*Please note the youth boot may be suitable for frail/elderly adults*

For further information on sizing and ordering please see our Wound referral and support page.

 

Wound Assessment & Grading

EPUAP Grading tool

All Grading Education Card

Touch the Toes Test

 

Datix & Red Day Reviews (RDR's)

Datix Flowchart

RDR Questions

 

NHS Product Codes for Pressure Redistribution Products & Personal Footcare Instruments

Pecos codes for Prolevo Footsafe boot

Description

 PECOS Code

Shoe size UK

  Shoe size EU

Footsafe Prevention Boot-Pre-inflated  (child)

 226245

C5-C8

     22-16

Footsafe Prevention Boot-Pre-inflated (Youth)

 226252

C9-1

     27-33

Footsafe Prevention Boot-Pre-inflated (small adult)

 226160

2-7

     34-40

Footsafe Prevention Boot-Pre-inflated (large adult)

 228577

7.5-11

     41-45

Footsafe Prevention Boot-Pre-inflated (extra large adult)

 226269

11.5+

     46+

 

Patient Information

Preventing Pressure Ulcer

Understanding your chronic wound

 

Personal footcare (guides for patients and carers)

Looking after your own feet

Looking after someone else's feet

Third sector Voluntary Nail Cutting Centres

Last Updated: 25 June 2021