Health and social care organisations in Derbyshire have been working closely together for some time, to improve care and services for people and make them as efficient and effective as possible.
Due to unprecedented pressures in Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS) local wound care clinics it has been necessary to consider how they can best meet the needs of their most clinically vulnerable patients. To relieve some of that pressure, a decision has been made that all foot-related wound care (including re-dressing) will come under the care of the community podiatry service, unless compression therapy is required.
For more information click here to read the full letter that DCHS have sent to patients.
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