Patient Education Programme

Type 1 Diabetes

Advanced courses for patients with Type 1 diabetes are held three times a year and aimed at patients who are about 6 months in to their diagnosis. It is a four day course and arranged by our diabetes specialist nurses.

Type 2 Diabetes

Patients are normally placed on the DESMOND course – Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed – by nurses within their general practice.

Useful Websites

Diabetes UK   www.diabetes.org.uk