I started taking part in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) after speaking with the practice nurse at my GP Surgery as I was concerned about my weight – and I’m glad that I did.
Following a period of ill health a few years ago I had a blood test which showed my blood sugar levels were really high and I was at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes so my doctor suggested a referral to the Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP).
Yousif Mohammed is originally from Sudan. He arrived in the UK in 2008 as an asylum seeker and was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2014.
12 November 2018
2019/20 will be the final year of the national transformation plan for young people’s mental health services set out in Future In Mind.
The Harrow CAMHS Transformation Plan is being updated and will shortly be submitted to NHS England. Once assured by NHS England, Harrow CCG, Harrow Council and other local partners, the refreshed CAMHS Transformation Plan will be published on the CCG website in the New Year.
8 November 2018
The NHS across North West London is today launching a new mum and baby app – a personal guide for pregnancy, birth and beyond.
The app was developed by mums, midwives and doctors in North West London and charity CW+ to provide women with a single source of trusted NHS information for all their maternity needs.
November 7 2018
The North West London Diabetes Transformation Programme is working with the world renowned authors of Carbs and Cals to produce an educational resource specific to the cultural diets of people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups.
7 November 2018
Antibiotics Awareness Week, 12-18 November
29 October 2018
Are you over 65 years old?
Do you care for someone over 65 either as a professional or carer?
If so, we would love your help!
Health and Care teams and the community/voluntary sector in Harrow have been working together to develop an improved and joined-up health and care service for our over 65s.
23 October 2018
From Thursday next week (1 November 2018), patients will need to book their appointment before arriving at the Alexandra Avenue Health Care Centre. GP appointments will be available 8am-8pm seven days a week. Booking is easy as patients can simply contact their GP surgery or call NHS 111 who will find them the next available appointment.
19 October 2018
Do you have trouble sleeping? Sleepio is an app that helps you learn proven techniques to fall asleep faster and stay asleep through the night.