Opening hours

Monday to Thursday
8:30am to 5:00pm

Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Diabetes Centre

Diabetes Centre Education Programmes

Our education programmes help patients with diabetes to better manage their condition. 

Diabetes education Type 2 diabetes (DESMOND)

This nationally-recognised education course is spread over two half days. The course helps to educate patients about the type of diabetes they have, and provides practical advice on self-management of their condition. 

GPs can directly refer patients to this course.

You can download the patient information leaflet to find out more about the DESMOND programme.

Type 1 Diabetes Structured Education (SNACCS)

This education programme for peple with Type 1 diabetes is based on Insulin adjustment and carbohydrate counting and runs one afternoon a week for four weeks.

Newly Diagnosed Type 1 diabetes education

This education programme is for patients with Type 1 diabetes. The programme is essential to promote understanding and self-management in people newly-diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

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