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.
This communication tool empowers patients to engage with their safety during surgery by suggesting topics for communication between the patient and the surgical team. It guides patients to disclose key information and to ask important safety questions about their surgery.
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.