Slimming World on Referral

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Camden and Islington patients can be referred to Slimming World on Referral for weight management support.

The scheme provides free membership for 12 weeks. This includes access to weekly group-based weight management sessions at a local community venue, plus additional support in between group meetings if required. Patients will be supported to make gradual changes towards a healthier lifestyle. 

Please ensure that a patient has given their consent, before making a referral to Slimming World.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Camden/Islington residents and/or registered with a Camden/Islington NHS GP

  • aged 18+ 
  • have expressed a willingness and motivation to change
  • have a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 and ≤ 50 kg/m2 with or without co-morbidities (BMI≥ 27.5 kg/m2 for black and minority ethnic service users).

and/or

  • have a BMI≥ 25 kg/m2 and ≤ 50 kg/m2 with a co-morbidity or multiple co-morbidities (BMI≥ 23.0 kg/m2 for black and minority ethnic service users). 

Exclusions

  • patients who have self-funded to attend a weight management service in the last three months
  • patients who are pregnant. 

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, Health Care Assistants

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

Complete the Weight Management Referral Form Islington (or Camden as appropriate) - Slimming World
e: slimming.world@nhs.net.

Where to find the form

  • Camden
    • For Template Manager practices: Camden EMIS Forms page 
    • For Resource Publisher practices: Within your practice's EMIS system (no import/action needed)
  • Islington ISL global documents > Nutrition & Dietetics 

If eligible to access the service, the patient will receive within 24 hours:

  • A voucher to enable the patient to access Slimming World for free for 12 weeks
  • A questionnaire, which patients are asked to complete before attending their first session. 

This will be sent to the patient via email (or alternative means if the patient does not have an email address)

Editable PDF / Word document

Referral methods: Email

RFT versions of the referral forms for Camden and Islington can be found in Downloads, see right.

Self-referral

Patients can self-refer by calling 

  • 01773 302490 if they are a Camden resident and/or registered with a Camden GP
  • 01773 302493 if they are an Islington resident and/or registered with an Islington GP.

 


Locations

Various community venues across Camden and Islington, see website, below, for details

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