A free NHS Weight Management Programme is available for patients in this area.
A 12 week programme for overweight or obese patients with a BMI between 25 and 40 can access these services.
To work out your BMI you need to:
1.divide your weight in kilograms (kg) by your height in metres (m)
2.then divide the answer by your height again to get your BMI
OR you can use the BMI calculator tool on "Check your BMI" page
My Weight Matters provides one to one brief intervention over an initial period of five weeks, with follow up sessions tailored to individual needs and the opportunity to weigh-in on an ongoing basis.
Shape Up is an award winning, group based programme devised by health professionals, psychologists and dietitians.
You may self refer by phoning the Weight Management helpline on 0800 022 4524. A member of the specialist team will then complete a brief assessment over the phone and book you onto the most appropriate programme.