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

County Offaly

DESMOND Coordinator

Name: Mairead Walsh / Siobhan Meehan

Telephone: Mairead Walsh 086 8123221 / Siobhan Meehan 08

Email: mairead.walsh3@hse.ie / siobhan.meehan@hse.ie

Times available: We try to deliver 5/year at times that suits our work schedule and the patients.

Localities: Mullingar, Tullamore & Longford Town

Referral Pathway: The practice nurse recruit patients from their practice and sends the referrals to us / Self referrals

Modules Delivered:

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

The DESMOND tutors are 2 nurses, who work as part of the Midlands Primary Care Diabetes Structured Care Programme.

At present we only run Newly Diagnosed programmes.

We run DESMOND on 2 half days on various days at venues across Longford and Westmeath but hope to expand the programme to Laois and Offaly.