Living Well Taking Control has been commissioned to deliver the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme across Bury.

If you are over 18 years old and have had a blood test within the last 12 months which indicates you are at a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (the most recent blood test will be used) then your GP may refer you to the programme.


GP practices are currently working to identify eligible patients.


If you have any questions regarding your risk of developing diabetes please contact your GP practice.  

GP practices currently referring to the programme include:

Blackford House Medical Centre

Dr Afzal Hussain

Dr Hampson & Partners

Fairfax Group Practice

Garden City Medical Centre

Greyland Medical Centre

Huntley Mount Medical Centre

Knowsley Medical Centre

Longfield Medical Centre 

Mile Lane Health Centre 

Minden Family Practices - Anchor Practice

Minden Family Practices - Wave Practice

Minden Family Practices - Yacht Practice

Monarch Medical Centre

Peel GPs

Radcliffe Medical Practice

Ramsbottom Groups Practice

Redbank Group Practice

Ribblesdale Medical Practice

Rock Healthcare Limited

Spring Lane Surgery

St Gabriel's Medical Centre

The Birches Medical Centre

The Elms Medical Centre 

The RLC Surgery

The Uplands Medical Practice

Tottington Medical Practice

Townside Surgery

Unsworth Medical Centre

Whittaker Lane Medical Centre

Woodbank Surgery

The Living Well Taking Control Coordinator for your area is:

Azra Ahmed

Azra has a team of Facilitators working with her, who carry out assessments, run group sessions and support participants throughout the programme.

What can I do myself?



  • Ensure you are taking the recommended amount of exercise - 'sedentary is the new smoking!'  research shows that being sedentary poses a significant risk to health

Useful links:

We are currently using the following venues for LWTC group sessions in Bury:

St John's Church


Tottington Centre 




Bury Christian Fellowship 


Castle Leisure Centre


The Rock Medical Centre

M26 2SP

Radcliffe Football Club

M26 3PE

Radcliffe Leisure Centre

M26 2SZ

Ramsbottom Civic Hall


Ramsbottom Pool and Leisure Centre


Prestwich Pharmacy

M25 1AY


Whitefield Conservative Club

M45 8GQ


We aim to deliver our sessions in convenient locations for our participants, so whenever we have enough people enrolled on the programme in a location that is not already covered, we add a new venue.