Priority 6 from the Foot Health PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What is the impact of delayed or infrequent foot assessment on foot health in relation to foot problems? (JLA PSP Priority 6)
|JLA question ID
|Understanding the impact that a lack of timely foot health assessments, knowing what the timeframe should be for assessment of specified patient groups/foot conditions, is an essential component of developing effective and fair foot care services. In order to drive this development - the impact of delayed or infrequent foot health assessment needs to be identified.
No evidence from systematic review found
|Health Research Classification System category
|Generic health relevance
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Ulcers, infection are left for too long before action is taken - why are there no check ups? ~ Are underlying problems diagnosed and treated /helped before the patients are rendered unable to walk /weight bear. ~ How can we assure that foot health problems are assessed and diagnosed in a timely manner especially in a time pressure environment of the NHS?
|Healthcare professional x 9, Patient x 19
|PSP unique ID
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|30 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|26 September 2019