What is Lifeshape?
Lifeshape is South Gloucestershire’s tier 2 adult weight management service which aim’s to support adults achieve a healthier weight. Patients that meet the eligibility criteria below can access 12 weeks of support delivered by WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers).
- Aged 16 years or more
- If aged 16 to 18 years: Has a BMI equal to or greater than the 98th centile on gender appropriate centile BMI charts, OR other reason stated by the clinician.
- If aged 18 or above: Has a BMI ≥ 30 (BMI ≥ 28 with co-morbidities or BMI ≥ 27.5 if South Asian or Chinese).
- Is Clinically stable
- Patient is committed to complete the 12-week intervention.
- Patient is not pregnant
- Patient does not have a history of or an ongoing eating disorder
As a health practitioner you can refer a patient into Lifeshape using EMIS.
PLEASE NOTE: Face to face WW sessions are currently on hold, replaced in the interim by a digital offer. You or your patient may wish to delay referral if this approach would not be appropriate.
We will update this page when WW delivery returns to normal.