Sandwell and West Birmingham

The Living Well Taking Control Director for your area is:

Luke Cronin

Luke manages a team of Facilitators, who carry out assessments, run group sessions and support participants throughout the programme.

Al-shafa Medical Centre
Aston Pride Franchise

Badger OOH
Bartholomew Lodge

Bearwood Medical Centre
Bearwood Nursing Home

Bearwood Road Surgery

Black Country Family Practice

Bloomsbury Health Centre

Broadway (SWBCCG) Primecare OOH

Broadway Health Centre

Burbury Medical Centre

Carters Green Medical Centre

Causeway Green Road Surgery

Cavendish Medical Practice

Church Road Surgery

Church View Surgery

City Health Centre

City Road Medical Centre

Community Pain Management Clinic

Community Rheumatology Service

Crankhall Lane Medical Centre

Crompton Road Surgery

Living Well Taking Control has been commissioned to deliver the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme across Sandwell and West Birmingham.

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 through the NHS Health Checks programme or through reviewing patients on the register.


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

GP practices currently referring to the programme include:

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Useful links:

Dartmouth Medical Centre
Dermatology Clinic
District Nurses SWBH
Dog Kennel Lane Surgery
Dr NK Agarwal & Partner
Dr R Akhtar
Dr RK Arora
Dr BS Bhadauria
Dr VK Dewan
Dr PV Gudi & Partner
Dr OJAR Hassouna
Dr PAL P & Partner
Dr ND Pathak 
Dr SA Ahmed & Partners
Dr M Singh
Dr UI N Haque
Finch Road Primary Care Centre
Five Ways Health Centre
Glebefields surgery
Great Barr Practice
Great Bridge Partnership for Health
Haden Vale Surgery
Halcyon Medical
Hamstead Road Surgery
Handsworth Medical Practice
Handsworth Wood Medical Centre
Hawes Lane Surgery
Hawthorns Medical Centre
Health Visitors SWBH NHS Trust
Heathfield Family Centre
Hill Top Medical Centre
HOB TPCT-Diabetes Care
Hockley Medical Practice
Holly Road Surgery
Holyhead Primary Health Care Centre
Horseley Heath Surgery
Jubilee Health Centre
Kirpal Medical Practice
Laurie Pike Health Centre
Leasowes IIC
Linkway Medical Practice
Locality Prescribing Service
Lodge Road Surgery
Low Clearance Clinics
Malling Health Centre Sandwell
Malling Health Great Bridge
Marshall Street Surgery
Modality Grove Lane
Modality St James

New Street Surgery

Newport Medical Practice

Newtown health Centre

Norvic Family Practice

Oakeswell Health Centre

Oakham Surgery

Old Hill Medical Centre

Oldbury Health Centre

Park House Surgery

Portway Family Practice

Queslett Medical Centre

Regis Medical Centre

Richmond Court Nursing Home

Rood End Medical Practice

Rotton Park Medical Centre

Sandwell (SWBCCG) Primecare OOH

Sandwell Community Adult Health

Sarephed Medical Centre

Shanklin House Surgery

Shared Care Drug Service

Soho Health Centre

Soho Road Health Centre

Soho Road Primary Care Centre

St Paul's Medical Practice

St Paul's Partnership - LYNG Medical

Stone Cross Medical Centre

Summerfield GP Survery & Urgent Care Centre

Summerfield Group Practice

Summerfield PCC - Dr Kulshrestha

Summerfield PCC - Dr Salim

Summerhill Medical Unit

Swanpool Medical Centre

Swanswell Sandwell Alcohol

The Health Xchange

The Hyman Practice

The Slieve Surgery

The Smethwick Medical Centre

The Spires Health Centre

The Victoria Surgery

Tower Hill Partnership

Victoria Road Medical Centre

Vitality ENKI Medical Practice

Walford Street, Tividale

Warley Medical Centre

Warley Road Surgery

Waterside Intermediate Care

West Bromwich Partnerships for Health

Whiteheath Medical Centre

Yew Tree Surgery

Wychbury Medical Group


If you have a patient you would like to refer, click on the button below for some guidance.

A wide range of people, with a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in common, are on, or have completed, the NHSDPP programme delivered by LWTC in Sandwell and Birmingham.
Here are some of their stories:

“I was pleased to find that the sessions would be run close to where I live and that I could take a friend along. I would definitely recommend others at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes to join the programme.”  Baldev read more

“The whole process of participating in the programme has been excellent; I have learned a lot and become increasingly more healthy and active along the way.” Mary read more

We are currently using the following venues for LWTC group sessions in Sandwell and West Birmingham: a

Central Library

West Bromwich

B70 8DZ

Great Barr Community Hub

BirminghamB43 7AQ

Handsworth Library
B21 9DP


Lozells Methodist Church

B19 2AH


Summerfield Community Centre


B18 4EJ

Thimblemill Library


B67 5RJ

West Bromwich Leisure Centre

B70 7AZ

Oldbury Library
B69 2AJ

Portway Lifestyle Service

Newbury Lane

B69 1HE

Soho Health Centre


B21 9R

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.