DESMOND Education Coordinator (Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland)
Sue Kenney - DESMOND LLR Office
Leicester Diabetes Centre
Leicester General Hospital
Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW
Tel: 0116 258 4223
(Please note there is now only one DESMOND referral form that you should use to refer your patients to the DESMOND education courses in Leicester and Lecicestershire. This is available in word format only.) (Updated Nov 2014)
DESMOND is a leading diabetes education programme for people with Type 2 diabetes, developed here is Leicester by the Diabetes Research team. Meet DESMOND.
There are several versions of the programme currently available:
DESMOND - for people Newly Diagnosed with diabetes
DESMOND Foundation - for those with established diabetes
DESMOND BME - separate programme for both newly diagnosed and established diabetes for the South Asian community, which can be delivered in the main South Asian Languages.
A Safer Ramadan - for those wishing to fast safely in the month of Ramadan
DESMOND was originally developed by a multicentre collaborative and tested in a rigorous scientific trial in England and Scotland - the largest trial of a structured education pogramme ever conducted. DESMOND has additionally won a national award for its training programmed for health care professionals who deliver education for people with diabetes.
For the latest news on DESMOND and for details of commissioning DESMOND please visit: www.desmond-project.org.uk
Please download and use this form to refer patients your patients for Type 2 diabetes Group Education in Leicester and Leicestershire. Download Document