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

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.  

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.

What can I do myself?

GP practices currently referring to the programme include:

Arden Medical Centre

Arran Medical Centre

BADGER Out of Hours Service

Balsall Common & Meriden Group Practice

Balsall Common ENT Clinic

Bernays & Whitehouse Group Practice

Blossomfield Surgery

Bosworth Medical Centre


Chester Road Surgery

Church Road Surgery

Community Dermatology Service

Coventry Road Practice

Croft Medical Centre

Diabetes Intermed Clinic

Dorridge Surgery

ENT Clinic

GPS Healthcare

Grafton Road Surgery

Green Lane Surgery

Hampton Surgery

Haslucks Green Medical Centre

Hobs Moat Medical Centre

Kingshurst Medical Practice

LD Psychiatry Service

Manor House Lane Surgery

Marie Curie Solihull Community Team

Monkspath Surgery

Northbrook Health Centre

Parkfield Medical Centre

Richmond Medical Centre

Shared Care Clinic

Single Point of Access (SPA)

Solihull Community

Solihull Healthcare & Walk-in Centre

Solihull Healthcare WIC

Solihull Substance Misuse Service

St Margarets Medical Practice

The Castle Practice

The Jacey Practice


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



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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 Solihull.
Here are some of their stories:

“The course has been very helpful. It has made me more aware of what I need to do to control insulin levels.” Gaynor read more

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

Bishops Wilson Community Hub

Craig Croft

B37 7TR

Bosworth Community Centre

Bosworth Drive,

Chelmsley Wood,

Solihull, B37 5DP


Coleshill Heath Primary School Community Hub

Wingfield Road



B46 3LL


Olton Library

169A Warwick Road


B92 7AR

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.

“I have learnt a lot about the meaning of diabetes.  The programme has helped me to change my lifestyle.” Jackie read more

“I  would recommend the programme to make people aware of the dangers of what we eat and the need to change our lifestyles, because diabetes is different for everyone.” Sandra read more