Referring People With Type 2 Diabetes for Desmond Education 

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Please send referrals to:

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

Email: admin.desmond@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

(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)


About DESMOND courses in Leicester


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: Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed -  its origins

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.  

More Informtion 

For the latest news on DESMOND and for details of commissioning DESMOND please visit: www.desmond-project.org.uk


NEW ! Referral Form for DESMOND Education November 2014 (WRD 1.5MB)

Please download and use this form to refer patients your patients for Type 2 diabetes Group Education in Leicester and Leicestershire.  Download Document