Are you a referrer in Oldham?

As a GP or health professional, you will already be aware that the risk of Type 2 diabetes is significantly reduced if your patients make positive changes to their diet, weight and the amount of physical activity they do.

Your local Healthier You service can support your patients in taking action in all of these areas. Taking this kind of action now is very important as it can reduce your patients’ risk of, or even stop the development of, the very serious health condition of Type 2 diabetes.

Who is Eligible?

  • Aged 18 years and over
  • Registered with a GP practice in Oldham
  • HbA1c between 42-47 mmol/mol (6.0-6.4%) or Fasting Plasma Glucose result between 5.5-6.9 mmol/l within the last 12 months
  • Not pregnant
  • Able to take part in light/moderate physical activity

How to Refer

To refer an individual to the Healthier You Programme, please ensure they meet the eligibility criteria then complete the referral form and send it to:

NHS email: scwcsu.oldham@nhs.net

Referral forms are available on EMIS. If you are unsure how to access this template, please contact Avril Hargreaves at the GP Federation on 0161 826 0367 or email at avril.hargreaves@nhs.net.

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