EWMA Podcast: Management of diabetic foot ulcer in a multidisciplinary team


This new EWMA DFU podcast episode is devoted to the management of diabetic foot ulcer in a multidisciplinary team. Samantha Holloway and Paul Chadwick discuss the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration in the management of diabetic foot and how non-specialist healthcare professionals could also be engaged in the prevention of diabetic foot ulcer. They also touch upon the key strategies to increase awareness around diabetic foot ulcer, its burden to the healthcare system and high mortality among patients affected by this severe condition.

By listening to this episode, you will learn about:

  • The key strategies to increase healthcare professionals’ awareness of the consequences of the development of diabetic foot ulcers
  • Some recommendations to non-specialist healthcare professionals to engage in the prevention and management of diabetic foot ulcers
  • The multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach in diabetic foot care and its essential members
  • Wound care navigator in a MDT
  • Patient – an important member of the MDT
  • The importance of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic in facilitating the communication between healthcare specialists and the patients


Podcast host:

Samantha Holloway, Reader and Programme Director in the Centre for Medical Education, School of Medicine based at the College of Life and Biomedical Sciences at Cardiff University in the UK



Paul Chadwick, Clinical Director at the College of Podiatry, Honorary Consultant Podiatrist Manchester, previously the Chair of Foot in Diabetes UK

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