Services Database Community Pharmacy Diabetic Foot Care Awareness (West Hampshire Area)

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The aims of this service is to use community pharmacies in West Hampshire to raise awareness of diabetic foot problems, empower patients to be in control of their foot health and thereby reduce the prevalence of diabetic foot ulcers and amputation across the region.

The objective is to:

  • identify West Hampshire CCG patients with diabetes at the point of prescription collection;
  • deliver a brief intervention on diabetic foot problems;
  • provide information on daily diabetic foot hygiene;
  • provide information on potential foot problems and avoidance; and
  • signpost routes to foot care services if required.

Location of service

Hampshire & IOW LPC


Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

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Pharmacy staff will be required to complete the training session to deliver the scratch card intervention.  The training will consist of one training session to be delivered through the LPC.

Topics covered:

  • The importance of foot care;
  • Daily foot protection;
  • Choosing the right footwear; and
  • How to raise the issues and deliver the brief intervention.


This service is available in the West Hampshire area only.