Free referral to Weight Watchers from your GP or another healthcare professional if you are resident in Hampshire or registered with a GP practice in Hampshire, are identified as obese (with a BMI of 30 or over) OR are overweight (with a BMI of 28 or over) AND with a medical condition that is adversely affected by your weight e.g. high blood pressure, musculoskeletal issues, cardiovascular disease risk, asthma, high blood glucose, or are pregnant.
You have to be 18 or over, not have an eating disorder and have not previously attended self-funded sessions (with Weight watchers or a similar weight management provider) in the 3 months prior to referral.
We encourage men as well as women to take advantage of this excellent opportunity for free help.
The course is free-you can choose between either 12 sessions of weekly Weight Watchers meetings with full access to all the online tools (desktop and App tools) OR you can choose to access Weight Watchers online only. You will need referral form from your GP, then you ring the number on the form and quote a reference number to access the service for free.
Change4Life -This is a great national website that has healthy easy to prepare recipes from breakfast to dinner (and even puddings!). There is a link to the new Sugar Smart app which you can get on iTunes or on Google Play. You can find local activities based on your postcode. There is an excellent section on what to do if your child is very overweight, overweight, a healthy weight or underweight.
An excellent 12-week weight loss guide combining advice on healthy eating and physical activity with an information pack for each week of the plan plus a stick on the fridge planner to help you tract your weekly progress. Created by The British Dietetic Association.