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Monthly archive for April 2018

NHS DPP Success in Sefton

NHS DPP Success in Sefton

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme has been running in Sefton since June 2016, supporting individuals to lead healthier lifestyles and reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The programme lasts for 52 weeks and consists of a 7 week education phase and a further 5 follow-up sessions

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How social enterprises are pioneering innovative solutions in health and social care services

Social enterprises have a long history in delivering, supporting and influencing health and social care provision in the UK. The number of social enterprises working in the health and social care sector is growing. They make up over a third of organisations registered to Social Enterprise UK, delivering mental health

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From the Facilitator’s point of view…

From the Facilitator's point of view...

Casper has been working for Living Well Taking Control since the Diabetes Prevention Programme first launched in St Helen’s in January 2017. He worked with some of the very first participant’s to join a programme in the area, including Cohort 22 (pictured above). Casper’s role is to facilitate the members

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Diabetes Prevention Week – Margaret’s Experience of the NHS DPP

Diabetes Prevention Week - Margaret's Experience of the NHS DPP

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme achieving great results in the West Midlands Margaret is one of 2,716 Birmingham, Sandwell & Solihull residents in the region to benefit from the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme; a free personalised tailored service for people at risk of Type 2 diabetes. The programme provides advice on

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Connecting Carers Event – 23rd March

Connecting Carers Event - 23rd March

Carers are an incredibly important asset to the NHS, saving it £132 billion per year (Carers UK). However, carers often do not receive the recognition or support that they deserve, and need. The NHS is now setting out a plan to respond to the needs of carers and support them

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Health Exchange Welcomes…

Health Exchange Welcomes...

We have been undergoing an exciting time of change at Health Exchange as we have said a fond farewell to Graham Beaumont after ten years of service and welcomed in our new CEO, Ron Owttrim. Ron comes to us with plenty of experience after over 20 years working in healthcare

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