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Dr Leanne Atkin

Lecturer Practitioner, Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences, University of Huddersfield and Vascular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorks NHS Trust

Dr Leanne Atkin is a lecturer practitioner at the University of Huddersfield, as well as being a vascular nurse consultant at Mid Yorks NHS Trust. She completed her master’s degree in advanced nursing practice in 2010 and her PhD in 2017. Her research focus was the treatment and management of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Her passions include leg ulcer management, the quality agenda, PAD, and advanced wound management. She has published over 50 articles related to vascular disease, wound assessment, product selection, quality of life and management of leg ulceration. Leanne is currently joint chair of the lower limb stream of the national wound care strategy and chair of the Legs Matters campaign.


‘ A transformation in the care of patients with lower limb is needed — the nursing profession are in a perfect position to establish this change… Legs Matter: let’s reshape care together.’

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