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

North East Lincolnshire Care Plus Group

DESMOND Coordinator

Name: Kerrie Pasquill-Johnson

Telephone: 07919 553812 (Kerrie) / 01472 256766 (Admin Team)

Email: kerrie.pasquill-johnson@nhs.net

Times available: 9.00 � 5.00

Localities: Held at various primary care or health centres across NE Lincolnshire

Referral Pathway: Your practice nurse or social prescriber can refer you to DESMOND, or you can self-refer by calling the phone numbers above or emailing cpg-communitydiabetesservice@nhs.net

Who can attend: Anyone with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes who hasn’t attend a DESMOND course previously. It doesn’t matter how long you have had Type 2 diabetes for, there is something for everyone.

Overview
North East Lincs has been running the DESMOND programme successfully since June 2006. We run 2 full programmes a month, at various locations, referral is via your practice Nurse or social prescriber and is open to everyone with Type 2 Diabetes that have not previously attended any structured education programmes. DESMOND is an interactive group session which aims to give participants the knowledge, ability and confidence to start to manage their diabetes on a day to day basis.