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

Great Yarmouth and Waveney / Beccles Medical Centre

DESMOND Coordinator

Name: Kerry Underdown / Tracey Shipley / Debbie Nutt

Telephone: 01502 719660

Email: gywccg.desmondbmc@nhs.net

Times available: Office is manned daily, however there is an answer machine when un-manned


Referral Pathway: GP referral

Modules Delivered:

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

Beccles Medical Centre delivers DESMOND Education Courses with venues across Great Yarmouth and Waveney. The programme is delivered as two half day sessions, with refreshments provided.

Our programmes are run by trained DESMOND educators, giving diet and life style advice for patients who are newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

Upon receipt of referral you will receive a telephone call from one of our administration staff to book a convenient venue and date. You will also receive a confirmation letter and information leaflets.

We continue to receive positive feedback from our patients who have attended our Desmond courses and welcome back any feedback.