Times available: Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm. A messaging service is available outside of office hours.
Localities: Cumbria comprises Allerdale, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden, Furness and South Lakes Localities.
Referral Pathway: In Cumbria, people are offered a referral to DESMOND by their practice nurse or GP, following a new diagnosis or during routine care for established patients. For patients who consent, the referral is sent to the DESMOND Education Coordinator, who contact
DESMOND Newly Diagnosed module available (for patients up to 12 months post diagnosis)
DESMOND Foundation module available(for those with established diabetes)
DESMOND Walking Away from Diabetes module available