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PREVENTING AMPUTATIONS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF DIABETES

That this House notes with concern that around 125 amputations are carried out every week on people with diabetes because of complications connected with their condition and that, as well as the devastating impact this has on the person, these amputations are currently costing the NHS between 600 million and 700 million every year; further notes that 80 per cent of these amputations are potentially preventable and that this cost can be significantly reduced with better care; and therefore calls on the Government to support the Putting Feet First campaign which highlights that amputations can be prevented and underlines how important it is for people with diabetes to get regular foot checks and treatment from a specialist foot care team when a foot problem is identified and which aims to reduce diabetes-related amputations by 50 per cent in the next five years.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 09.05.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 15.05.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 10.05.2013
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 21.05.2013
Dobbin, Jim [R] Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 13.05.2013
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 03.07.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 13.05.2013
Engel, Natascha Labour Party North East Derbyshire 03.06.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 15.05.2013
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 14.05.2013
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 21.05.2013
Hancock, Mike [R] Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 20.05.2013
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 15.05.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 09.05.2013
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 13.05.2013
Lavery, Ian [R] Labour Party Wansbeck 15.05.2013
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 15.05.2013
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 15.05.2013
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 09.05.2013
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 11.09.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 09.05.2013
Mudie, George Labour Party Leeds East 02.07.2013
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 15.05.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 08.05.2013
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 15.05.2013
Sanders, Adrian [R] Liberal Democrats Torbay 08.05.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 13.05.2013
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 14.05.2013
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 15.05.2013
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 20.05.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 15.05.2013