The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) is to be offered to 26 million people in 2016, with 27 “first wave” areas covering half of the population. Full NHS DPP roll-out will cover the whole country by 2020.
The Healthier You: the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is operated collaboratively by NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK.
Thousands to benefit as first wave of NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme national rollout is announced. London: NHS England, March 22nd 2016.
Triggle, N. (2016). Type-2 Diabetes: at-risk offered healthy lifestyle help. London: BBC Health News, March 22nd 2016.
This relates to:
[The Healthier You:] NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP). London: NHS England, March 2016.
The 27 first wave areas include:
- West London
- East Midlands
- North West Cheshire
- St Helens
- North East Lincolnshire
- East and North Hertfordshire
- Norfolk and Norwich
- South East
- Cambridge and Peterborough
- Durham Dales
Four providers include Reed Momenta, Pulse Healthcare Limited (trading as ICS Health and Wellbeing), Health Exchange CIC and Ingeus UK Limited.
NHS England builds on the delivery of Triple Prevention – Dr Mahiben Maruthappu. London: NHS England, March 22nd 2016.
Getting serious about prevention – Dr Matt Kearney. London: NHS England, March 22nd 2016.
February 2020 Update
About two million people in England are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes:
Record high two million people at risk of Type 2 Diabetes. [Online]: NHS England, February 24th 2020.