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
Liverpool Rd Medical Practice
Crosby Village 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 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?
Take a Risk Assessment
Find out whether you are within the recommended weight range for your height
If you are overweight, adjust your diet to reduce weight
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
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