A summary of tier 2 and specialist adult weight management services to support South Gloucestershire residents achieve a healthier weight

Lifeshape

Patients that meet the eligibility criteria below can access 12 weeks of support delivered by WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers) via the app or by attending face-to-face sessions, to find out where local workshops are running visit www.weightwatchers.com/uk/find-a-workshop/.

Eligibility

  • 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 Black-African, African-Caribbean and Asian family origin)
  • 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

Referral

To refer patients to WW please complete the LifeShape Referral Form via EMIS, this can be found by searching ‘CCG SG LifeShape One You Referral Form’. A patient can also self-refer by completing the One You Contact Form.

If you have any questions relating to LifeShape please call us on 01454 863020 or email lifeshape@southglos.gov.uk

Gloji

Eligible patients can access a 12-week digital programme which offers a holistic approach to health and wellbeing with no dieting restrictions or point systems with access to a virtual gym and the option of 1:1 mentor support.

Eligibility

  • Aged 18 or more
  • Has a BMI ≥ 30 (BMI ≥ 28 with co-morbidities or BMI ≥ 27.5 if Black-African, African-Caribbean, and Asian family origin)
  • Patient is not pregnant.
  • Is Clinically stable
  • Does not have a history of or an ongoing eating disorder.
  • Confident using digital devices and self-motivated

Referral

Patients can self-refer to Gloji via the website www.gloji.co.uk and by selecting South Gloucestershire under the sign-up page

If you have any questions relating to Gloji please call 0800 054 1190 or email support@gloji.co.uk

MAN V FAT Challenge

Eligible patients can access a 14-week home-based programme that supports men to lose weight, based on the core principles of Nutrition, Exercise and Building Healthy Habits. Members work as a team to score points for completing challenges with support from the MAN v FAT Community and an experienced Coach.

Eligibility

  • Over the age of 18
  • Male
  • Has a BMI ≥ 25
  • Is Clinically stable
  • Does not have a history of or an ongoing eating disorder

Referral

Patients can self-refer to MAN V FAT via the website manvfat.com/south-gloucestershire/  and by entering the promotional code SOUTHGLOS

If you have any questions relating to MAN V FAT please call 0345 163 0042 or email challenge@manvfat.com

Weight Assessment and Management Service (WAMS)

A specialist service for patients with severe or complex obesity, based at Southmead Hospital, Bristol. The WAMS usually offers support over a 6 to 12-month period.

Eligibility

  • Over the age of 18
  • Registered with a BNSSG GP
  • Has a BMI ≥40 or ≥35 if co-morbidities
  • Patient has previously attended weight loss interventions over a 2-year period but failed to achieve/maintain weight loss unless BMI is ≥50.

Referral

Referrals can be made via the standard Tier 3 proforma which can then be submitted via e-referral.

If you have any questions relating to WAMS please email bnssg.ifr@nhs.net or visit remedy pathway (bnssgccg.nhs.uk).

NHS Digital Weight Management Programme (DWMP)

A 12-week digital intervention with access to three levels of support; digital content only or digital content with 50 or 100 minutes of human coaching.

Eligibility

  • Over the age of 18
  • Has a BMI ≥30 (≥27.5 for people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds)
  • Has a diagnosis of diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2) or hypertension or both.

Referral

Referrals can be made via a e-referral template on EMIS.

If you have any questions relating to the NHS DWMP please email england.wmp-prevention@nhs.net or visit NHS England » The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme.