What’s New in the Hertfordshire Integrated Diabetes Service?

The new service aims to support both the diabetes patient (patient with diabetes) and the Practice to help deliver care. This will focus on new and innovative ways of working to include;

  • Named Link Diabetes Specialist Nurses per (in each) locality
  • Diabetes virtual clinics
  • Annual Consultant visits to Individual practices
  • Email/telephone support for GPs, Practice Nurse
  • Enhanced Dietetic services
  • Additional DESMOND education sessions
  • Multidisciplinary Diabetes clinics
  • Multidisciplinary Diabetes Foot Clinics
  • Learning Disability Diabetes Education
  • Carbohydrate Awareness Course – in GP Practices
  • Group Insulin Start Groups – in GP Practices
  • Trialing DESMOND for non-English speakers using interpreters