Services available to help you lose weight. Contents
Do you need to lose weight? There are a number of online resources and local clinics that you can access without having to see your doctor for a referral.
Not sure if you need to lose weight then try out this weight calculating tool.
Advice for adults:
NHS Choices weight loss guide is an excellent guide with suggestions on a 12 week plan. It also has email support.
For general information follow this link: www.nhs.uk/better-health/lose-weight
One You Leeds provides some general advice and links to services locally.
NHS Digital Weight Management Programme
This free online or app based programme lasts for 12 weeks and is designed for those living with obesity who also have diabetes, high blood pressure, or both. You will need to be referred to the programme by a GP or healthcare professional, such as a pharmacist. For more information about the programme, follow the link to learn more: www.england.nhs.uk/digital-weight-management
Advice for children:
NHS Choices excellent guide on what to do if my child is overweight.
Face to face support
Support for adults:
One You Leeds is the free NHS service that our Nurses and Doctors will refer you to if you need additional support. You can self refer to this service.
Support for children:
There is a dedicated service for children called Watch It, the details of which are at the bottom of the weigh ahead page. You can self refer to this service.