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For Wiltshire email or call – 0300 79 00 567

For Bath & North East Somerset email or call – 0300 247 02 03

Why come to a course?

It isn’t about ‘doing the right things’ it’s about giving you help and support to make small changes. This can help you:

  • Keep a healthy weight
  • Choose a way to eat that suits you
  • Have more energy
  • Improve your fitness and wellbeing
  • Lower your blood glucose, pressure and cholesterol
  • Reduce the risks of complications from diabetes

Proven results

The X-PERT education programme has delivered over 10,000 courses nationally since 2005 and has retained a participant satisfaction score of over 90%.

The programme is annually audited with organisations being recognised for excellence in the following areas:

  • The best participant experience
  • The greatest improvement in glycated haemoglobin
  • The largest impact on body weight and waist circumference
  • The greatest improvement in cardiovascular disease risk factors (lipids and BP)

“At my last review my glucose levels had decreased so dramatically I was taken off the medication. Even the nurse was amazed at my results. So a very big thank you”

— Liz Ashley.

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“On the X-PERT course we won’t tell you what to do. We’ll give you the facts so you can decide what you want to do”

— Dr Trudi Deakin. chief executive X-PERT health

“After attending the X-PERT course with my wife, then working with a Wiltshire council health trainer, I’ve lost 5 stone 6lb! My blood tests are in the normal range”

— Barry, Warminster.

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    • If you live in Wiltshire you can book your place on an X-PERT course by either emailing or calling – 0300 79 00 567

      If you live in the Bath & North East Somerset area you can book your place on an X-PERT course by either emailing booking online https://www.wellbeingcollegebanes.co.uk/Calendar or calling – 0300 247 02 03

    • Courses are held in all the major market towns in Wiltshire, and for Bath & NE Somerset, courses are held in Bath city and the surrounding area – there’s bound to be one near you. Our friendly booking team will explain your options when you book.

      Courses starting in the next 8 weeks

      • Calne Community Hub and Library, Wednesday 11th September, 5.45pm - 8.15pm
      • Warminster Civic Centre, Thursday 12th September, 1.30pm - 4.00pm or 5.45pm - 8.15pm
      • Bath, Odd Down Sports Ground, Monday 23rd September 1.30pm - 4pm
      • Devizes Nursteed Community Centre, Tuesday 24th September 1.30pm - 4.00pm
      • Bath, Bath Fire Station, Tuesday 1st October 10am - 12.30pm
      • Keynsham, Saltford Hall, Thursday 3rd October 2.00pm - 4.30pm
      • Fovant, Greater Good Inn, Wednesday 16th October 9.30am - 12 noon
    • The course is made up of 6 × 2.5 hour sessions, usually a morning, afternoon or early evening. If you’re based in Wiltshire you can also try First Steps, an introductory session which lasts 2.5 hours.

    • You may be entitled to time off to attend a course under the Equality Act, Diabetes UK has more information here.

    • Diabetes education is an important part of living with diabetes and is funded by the NHS.