Richard Leigh is Consultant Podiatrist at the Royal Free Hospital. He is visiting Professor to PSMU. He specialises in acute foot care, especially conditions related to diabetes, vascular pathology and neurological problems and continues to research and publish in these and other lower limb related fields. Richard is a member of Council of the Royal College of Podiatry. He is chair of the English Diabetes Footcare Network and also chairs the Diabetes and At Risk Foot Expert Reference Group for London and the South East. He is clinical lead for NHSE (London) and co-chairs the London Foot Care Network and the Work-stream for NHSE (London).