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

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

DESMOND Coordinator

Name: Maddie Hall

Telephone: 01908 997214

Email: DESMOND-MK@mkuh.nhs.uk

Times available: 08:00am – 16:00pm, Monday to Friday. 24hr Answer Phone

Localities: Courses are now held in Bletchley, Central Milton Keynes and Willen

Referral Pathway: Via GP or another member of your Diabetes Care Team e.g. Practice Nurse, Dietitian, Podiatrist.

Modules Delivered:

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

DESMOND Foundation module available (for those with established diabetes)


We have a team of 10 Educators consisting of Diabetes Specialist Nurses, Diabetes Specialist Dietitians and Lay Educators.

We aim to give easy access to a course by offering a variety of times, including evenings and Saturdays.

We offer face-to-face sessions. We also offer an online service using MyDESMOND, please contact us for more details.

Please note that this course is also open to people with long standing Type 2 diabetes.