We see people who meet the follow criteria
Patients with a BMI >30 (Patients of South Asian origin with a BMI >27) with or without a co-morbidity such as Type 2 Diabetes or high blood pressure.
The Why Weight Programme
Why Weight is a group consultation programme offering support to people who are seeking to lose weight and improve their health. Two tutors will support you to find practical ways to build your knowledge, skills and confidence to help you better manage your diet and achieve weight loss.
It also provides a great opportunity to learn and interact from others living with the same or similar health condition(s).
The programme is made up of six sessions delivered virtually (on Zoom): one session a week, for six weeks. Each session lasts for 2.5 hours (including a break). Itís best to attend all six sessions.
If you would like to attend, please ask your GP or healthcare professional to complete our service referral form.
How to get referred
If you are registered with a GP in Haringey, your GP or healthcare professional must refer you. If you are registered with a GP in Islington, you can self-refer using the online form below or your GP can also refer you.
Fact sheets and useful links
Page last updated: 20 Dec 2019