Weight Management Services

NHS Digital Weight Management Programme

This programme supports adults living with obesity who also have a diagnosis of diabetes, hypertension, or both, to manage their weight and improve their health. The programme takes 12 weeks to complete.

Eligibility criteria:

  • You must be 18 or over
  • BMI greater than 30 (or greater than 27.5 for people from black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds)
  • You must have diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), or both
  • You must have a smart phone, tablet, or computer with internet access

Oviva and Slimming World

Oviva in partnership with Slimming World, are delivering Hertfordshire’s adult weight management service. This is a free 12-week programme. Once referred, Oviva will contact you within 3 days and offer you a place at either Slimming World or Oviva, depending on your preference.

Eligibility criteria:

  • You must be 18 or over
  • BMI greater than 30 (or greater than 27.5 for people from black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds)
  • No previously self-funded sessions in 4 months prior to referral and
  • Not accessed a commissioned Tier 2 service in last 12 months (WW, Shape Up)

To join one of the programmes, speak to your GP, our Practice Pharmacist or one of our nursing team. You can also email us on e82013.bridgewatersurgeries@nhs.net and one of our staff will contact you to discuss the referral.