Lowers HbA1c
by one per cent
Evidence base
For the NHS
by the NHS

County Galway

DESMOND Coordinator

Name: Ciara Heverin

Telephone: 091 861129

Email: ciara.heverin@hse.ie

Times available: 9.30am – 5pm

Localities: County Galway and Galway City, Ireland.

Referral Pathway: All newly diagnosed patients

Modules Delivered:

DESMOND Newly Diagnosed module available (for patients up to 12 months post diagnosis)

091 861129

Courses run on a monthly basis with 2 per month in the F2 format (over 2 afternoons one week apart). Started DESMOND in August 2007 with 4 trained facilitators (1 dietitian and 3 nurses).

Providing the newly diagnosed programme to all new clients with type 2 diabetes in Co Galway. Referrals from all health professionals- acute and primary care.