Adult Lifestyle Weight Management- Healthwise

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GLL’s Tier 2 Lifestyle Weight Management Programme is a 12-week, group weight-loss programme for overweight or obese adults

The programme comprises of weekly two-hour sessions over 12 weeks. Each session consists of a one-hour group workshop in which participants explore their motivation, increase their nutritional knowledge and discuss tecniques to make lifestyle changes. The second hour is an activity session, in which participants are offered the opportunity to try a range of exercise options. 

Motivational interviewing, a behaviour change approach, is at the centre of the delivery style so that the programme not only informs and upskills participants but more importantly elicits meaningful and sustainable changes in lifestyle behaviours.

The programme can be delivered both in person from our leisure centres of electronically via video conference-calling facilities. 


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Barnet resident/registered with a Barnet GP and

  • aged 18+
  • BMI >30, or >27,5 for black or other ethnic minority service users
  • physically inactive
  • motivated to engage

Exclusions

  • pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • diagnosed eating disorder
  • physical comorbidity or underlying cause of obesity which requires medical intervention
  • bariatric surgery within the past two years, or ongoing follow-up under bariatric service
  • unstable/uncontrolled mental health condition

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

Complete the form called:

  • Healthwise Referral Form (A5b LBB)

Where to find the form  

Barnet: BAR Global Documents > Referral Forms (BAR GLOBAL) 

e: gllbarnet.referrals@nhs.net


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