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Allied Health Professions

Podiatry Development Group Rheumatology

Sharing approaches to assessment & management of Rheumatology patients, sharing methodologies & outcomes of research and audit in the field of rheumatology, sharing relevant education topics and resources, identifying gaps in the provision or quality of care for rheumatology patients within Scotland, development of a standard approach in Podiatry assessment and management of the Rheumatology patient

Typical business discussed at Group

Matters arising from above group aims, current topics and research in Rheumatology, Scottish Society of Rheumatology/ BHPR events and outcomes updates, resources within the Knowledge Network site, service development within Scotland and local issues on the service provisions within Rheumatology, group members personal developments and course attendance with presentations from members, speakers/presentations from drug reps/members etc on update topics

Who is represented on the Group?

All NHS Scotland boards - Podiatrist rep, Glasgow Caledonian and Edinburgh Queen Margaret universities, SSR and BHPR Podiatry Rep.

Contact

Marie Lynagh Rheumatology Specialist Podiatrist, NHS Forth Valley (Chair person of PDG- Rheumatology) Marie.lynagh@nhs.net

Can / How do AHPs become members of the Group?

Contact Marie at the above email address.

If an AHP wanted something raised in your Group, how would they go about this?

Approaching on of the members and/or chair of this group

Where would an AHP get more information about the Group/Network?

E-library/Knowledge network site website and search Practice Development Groups where minutes of other Podiatry Development groups are available.