DPC Mental Health & Wellbeing Zone - Wednesday 30 October 2019

Choose relevant sessions for you in your role:

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    Multi-disciplinary team – these sessions are suitable for the entire MDT and will aim to promote joint working and understanding of care pathways.

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    Primary Care & Non-Specialist – designed for healthcare professionals who are not specialists in diabetes or related conditions, and who may work in a Primary Care setting.

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    Specialist – these sessions are designed for specialists in diabetes and related conditions. Sessions may also be appropriate for Primary Care specialists or leads in diabetes and related conditions.

*NB – These are advisory labels so please read the session description and learning outcomes carefully to ensure the session is right for you

10:00 - 10:40

The DWELL Project: Development & Evaluation of an Innovative Psychoeducational Programme for People with Type 2 Diabetes

The DWELL (Diabetes and WELLbeing) study is a four-year EU (Interreg) funded project via which 8 partner organisations are working together to develop and deliver a 12-week psychoeducational programme for individuals with type 2 diabetes, which is being delivered across five sites in the UK, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. The aim of DWELL is…

DWELL Programme Lead, Medway Community Healthcare
10:40 - 11:50


11:50 - 12:30

Peer Support Panel

Peer support can complement and enhance health care services by providing flexible and accessible support. Benefits include increased emotional and social support, increased levels of self-esteem and reassurance. This panel will explore the benefits of peer support through those living with diabetes and the perspective of health care professionals. Learning outcomes: How to set up…

Diabetes specialist nurse & young adults lead nurse, West Hampshire Community Diabetes Service, Southern Health NHS trust
12:40 - 13:20

Partner session

Speaker Details TBC

13:20 - 15:00


15:00 - 16:40

Extended Workshop – Knuston Hall Diabetes Counselling and Empowerment Course: ‘From Fixer to facilitator’

We are trying to give participants a flavour of the 3 day Knuston Hall. Diabetes Counselling and Empowerment Course in 90 minutes. We want to encourage a workshop atmosphere and there will be plenty of audience participation to help learning. We will consider who holds the responsibility for diabetes care – is it the patient…

Research Consultant, R&D Unit, Northampton General Hospital
Anne Kilvert
Consultant Physician, Diabetes Centre, Northampton General Hospital

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