DESMOND is a structured, nationally recognised education programme for patients with Type 2 diabetes. Its website contains details of research supporting education programmes for self-management in diabetes, details for commissioners on undertaking local needs assessments and commissioning diabetes education and patient stories from previous DESMOND graduates.
Are diabetes services in England and Wales measuring up? A summary of findings from the National Diabetes Audit 2011–12 for people with diabetes and anyone interested in the quality of diabetes care
A summary of findings from the National Diabetes Audit 2011–12 for people with diabetes and anyone interested in the quality of diabetes care.
In the UK, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) use clinical indicators to measure the quality of health services commissioned by CCGs and, as far as possible, the associated health outcomes.
The DAFNE programme is a not-for profit organisation and the site offers information about the programme for people with diabetes, health care professionals and commissioners.