South Sefton

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

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:


Aintree Road Medical Centre

Bootle Village Surgery

Moore Street Medical Centre

North Park Health Centre

The Strand Medical Centre

Park Street Surgery

Concept House Surgery


42 Kingsway
Liverpool Rd Medical Practice

Azalea Surgery

Eastview Surgery

Blundellsands Surgery
Crosby Village Surgery
Kingsway Surgery
Thornton SSP Practice

Hightown Village Surgery
Crossways SSP Practice


High Pastures Surgery
Maghull Health Centre (Dr Sapre)
Westway Medical CentreMaghul

Maghull Health Centre

Maghull SSP Practice/PARKHAVEN

Seaforth & Litherland

Glovers Lane Surgery

Bridge Road Medical Centre
Orrell Park Medical Centre

Ford Medical Practice
15 Sefton Road

Seaforth Village Practice
Litherland Town Hall Hth Ctr (Taylor)
Rawson Road Medical Centre
Netherton SSP Practice (Dr Choudhary)

The Living Well Taking Control Coordinator for your area is:

Katie Derrick

Katie 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:

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:

NHS DPP LWTC group sessions in Sefton