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Celebrating DESMOND 2018 details announced

Entries for the 2018 Celebrating DESMOND Annual Awards will open on Monday, September 3. The programme was launched in 2014 to reward excellence and share learning and good practice across the DESMOND community. It has gone from strength to strength since then and this year saw a high standard of entries. The winners will be...
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DESMOND data collection pilot

Some DESMOND sites have been piloting different modes of data collection. This will then help us to assist all sites in the future. Below describes one of the modes in consideration, your thoughts and ideas on this, as well as expressions of interest would be greatly appreciated. A centralised self-reported collection service By this we mean all DESMOND attendees...
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Under 18 DESMOND progamme 

Consideration is being given to developing a Desmond programme for young adults who have Type 2 diabetes. Historically, DESMOND has always been about providing structured education to adults, but the Leicester Diabetes Centre has been gathering interest from sites who think a dedicated programme is needed for those under the age of 18. We recognise that Type 2...
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Nottingham New Year revamp

The Nottingham team are back with a bang after deciding they wanted to increase self-referral numbers. Headed up by Sarah Kostewicz, they have simplified the self-referral form, so people know exactly what they have to do, where they can attend Desmond courses across the city and all the relevant contact information. They have also invested...
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