Long-term health conditions

The Ways to Wellness long-term conditions service is for people with certain long-term health conditions, aged 18-74, who attend participating GP practices in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The eligible long-term health conditions are:

  • Chronic breathing difficulties (COPD) or Asthma
  • Diabetes (type 1 or type 2)
  • Heart disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Thinning of the bones (osteoporosis)
  • Hypertension
  • Pre-diabetes (non-diabetic hyperglycaemia)
  • Osteoarthritis of the hip/knee
  • Any of the above with depression and/or anxiety

Please click here for a list of participating GP practices.

If you have any of the listed long-term health conditions, are aged 18 to 74 and attend one of the GP practices found via the above link and are interested in Ways to Wellness please ask your GP, nurse or other healthcare professional for more information.

Information for patients

What is the service and who is it for? Click here to find out more about the service.

How does it work? Click here for more information about how it works and how you will benefit.

Information for professionals

What do we deliver? Find out more about our the support we provide to people.

Service provider organisations. Click here to find out more about the organisations that we work with to provide the service.


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This service has been a very great help as it has resolved a lot of issues that worried me.