Healthy Lifestyle - Weight
Are you interested in losing weight?
The Surgery offers a number of referral options for patients who would like to shed a few pounds:
Exercise on referral:
Exercise on referral (also known as Passport to Health) entitles you to discounts on a variety of activities such as gym sessions, swimming & exercise classes, as well as motivational sessions and support for fitness and weight loss.
If you are overweight and have a range of medical conditions and feel you may benefit from increasing your activity please call the surgery on 01225 425807 and make a telephone appointment with Sister Jo Wilson to discuss referral.
For more information please follow the link to Healthy Lifestyle Services.
Slimming on referral:
Slimming on referral entitles you to 12 weeks worth of vouchers to attend either Slimming World or Weightwatchers.
In order to qualify you must have a BMI greater than 30. Please book an appointment to see our Healthcare Assistants, Kay Baker or Liza Clarke to discuss.
Health Advisor Sessions:
One-to-one sessions over twelve weeks with a specialist health advisor who can give you the advice and support to make lifestyle changes. Suitable for anyone with a BMI of 30 or greater or for those with a BMI of 28 with medical conditions. Referrals can be made through your GP or nurse or, alternately you can self-refer. For more information on how to book please click here.
Stop Smoking Clinics
Our specialist stop smoking adviser, offers one-to-one support, practical advice and medication in their HCA clinics.
How to book:
If this is your first appointment, or if you have been before, (but more than three months ago,) please book a 30 minute appointment.
Follow up appointments are 15 minutes in length and take place either weekly or fortnightly, depending on your preference.
To make an appointment call reception on: 01225 425807.
You are four times more likely to quit if you see a stop smoking advisor! So book now!
For more information on quitting smoking follow the link to NHS Smoke free