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

North Manchester

DESMOND Coordinator

Name: Julie Kenyon

Telephone: 0161 741 2049

Email: Julie.kenyon@pat.nhs.uk

Times available: Mon – Thurs. 9am-2.30pm, answer phone available

Localities: we deliver DESMOND to patients registered with a North Manchester GP

Referral Pathway: Local referral pathway is a triaged process via the Integrated Care Gateway from GP’s & PN’s within the North Manchester CCG.

Modules Delivered:

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

DESMOND Foundation module available (for those with established diabetes)

DESMOND is delivered at 2 locations within North Manchester allowing patients to choose. The service provides the option of attending DESMOND on 1 full day or 2 x ½ day sessions to allow flexibility and patient choice. The course is delivered by the Community Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Community Specialist Dieticians.