Name: Ginny Eastwood
Telephone: 020 7527 1702
Times available: 9:30 – 16:30
Localities: DESMOND sessions in Haringey & Islington are held at:-
Referral Pathway: People are referred to DESMOND by their GPs or their Practice Nurses and other health care professionals. A completed referral form with requested biomedical data is faxed to the DESMOND Administrator at Partnership Primary Care Centre who will arrange attendence.
DESMOND Newly Diagnosed module available (for patients up to 12 months post diagnosis)
DESMOND Foundation module available(for those with established diabetes)
Islington has been running the DESMOND programme since 2006. The programme is a full day session from 9.30 to 16.30 with breaks scheduled throughout the day.
Currently there are 5 DESMOND sessions delivered across Haringey and Islington each month. The sessions are delivered by specialists in diabetes including nurses, dietitians and podiatrists.
We have had very positive feedback from people who have attended DESMOND.
As one person said…
“Excellent day – informative, funny and challenging, a wonderful worthwhile experience. I felt much more confident about my condition. A wonderful worthwhile experience.” – Participant from 7th June 2008 session.