The Rockwell & Wrose Practice

Rockwell Medical Centre, Thorpe Edge, Bradford, BD10 8DP | Tel: 01274 612245 | Fax: 01274 659947

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Wrose Health Centre, Kings Road, Bradford, BD2 1QG | Tel: 01274 638353 | Fax: 01274 507221

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NHS

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme Spring 2021

From April 2021 this practice will be included in the National Diabetes Prevention Programme. The aim of this project is to prevent new cases of diabetes. Patients who have had had 2 raised blood glucose measurements in the last 2 years may receive an invitation letter to take part.  IMPORTANT – THIS IS NOT A SCAM AND WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO TAKE PART IF YOU RECEIVE A LETTER.  The NHS have asked a company called Reed Wellbeing to manage the course and it is proven tool.  There is no need to call the surgery  – all the answers can be found by calling  Reed Wellbeing support team on  0800092119

 

The criteria for the programme is as follows

 

What is the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP)?

The NHS DPP is a behaviour change programme that helps those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes significantly reduce their chances of getting the disease. Participants receive support to change their lifestyle in a friendly and supportive group environment, facilitated by specialist staff trained in behaviour change and diabetes prevention and recruited from the local community.

Who is eligible?

 Adult 18+, not pregnant at referral

 Blood glucose in the past 24 months that indicates prediabetes (HbA1c 42-47 mmol/mol; FPG 5.5 – 6.9 mmol/l)

 No subsequent diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

 

Covid-19

Research shows there are certain risk factors that increase the possibility of becoming severely ill with Covid- 19:

 Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority Group

 Increased age

 BMI 30+

 History of high HbA1c

 Health complications

 

The NHS DPP can support all eligible patients from different communities and ethnicities to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes and also from severe effects and possible death from Covid-19.

The programme

Each patient has the following options once referred:

 Attend a group session via remote video conference – need computer, smartphone or tablet with access to internet

 Attend a group session via telephone group call

 Be offered a fully digital programme – requires smart phone, tablet and access to internet

 

All patients will receive free resources once committed to attending the Diabetes Prevention Programme

How to refer?

 Send eligible patients a letter suggesting they call Reed Wellbeing if they have been previously referred in the past 24 months

 Completing the electronic referral form through the clinical system

 Self-referral route via an online risk tool – DUK

 

Your Reed Wellbeing contact is: Jon Scott, Operations Manager

Email: Jon Scott – Reed Wellbeing (Jonathan.scott@reedwellbeing.org.uk)

 

 

Rockwell Practice

  • Monday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 13:00
    16:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

Wrose Practice

  • Monday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 13:00
    16:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:30 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED