In Barking Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge we run DESMOND for people who have been recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

It is run over one day: 0930 – 1630. It is important that you are able to attend all day. We have groups of up to 10 people with Type 2 diabetes per course.

DESMOND is run at various venues across Barking Dagenham Havering and Redbridge at the following venues:


  • Harold Hill Health Centre
  • Redbridge Diabetes Centre, Newbury Park,IG2 7LR.
  • Porters Ave health Centre, Dagenham, RM8 2EQ


So if you:

  • Have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within the past 12 months
  • Are keen to learn more about Type 2 diabetes and how to manage it

speak to your GP Practice and ask to be referred.


For further information about DESMOND: