Prof. Dr. William Jeffcoate

Endocrinologist

Nottingham University Trust, United Kingdom

William Jeffcoate was first appointed a specialist endocrinologist in Nottingham, UK in 1979 and established a specialist service for the care of diabetic foot disease in 1982. He resigned from his full time post in 1997 in order to devote more time to research. He has always focused on the need to improve the evidence base for the management of diabetic foot ulcers – originally through the Foot Ulcer Trials Unit which he established together with Professor Frances Game in 2002. He is currently clinical lead of the National Diabetes Foot Care Audit of England and Wales (NDFA).