Mid and South Essex

Your local Essex Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is here to support people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Programmes will be held in a range of locations across Essex including Castle Point & Rochford, Southend, Thurrock, Basildon & Brentwood, Mid and South Essex.

We aim to deliver sessions during daytime and evenings or where possible on a weekend to make the programme as accessible as possible for all patients.

If there isn't a programme running in your area at the time of your referral, you will be placed onto the area waiting list until the next programme begins. You also have the opportunity to attend programmes in other areas should you wish.

If you would like to speak about a referral to the service please discuss this with your GP surgery.

For any questions about your referral or for help in understanding more about the scheme, please contact us on 0333 577 3010. Our booking team are available from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. 


We also have patient information in the following languages:

Course locations

Find out where our Essex delivery locations are with our interactive map.

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If you are at risk of Type 2 Diabetes, you are able to register for the programme.

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Find your local support groups and health advice here.

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Lillian’s story

Watch Lillian’s story and how she was determined to beat Type 2 diabetes.

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Patient information

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