Weight Management

Support with losing weight on the NHS is a three step process, split into tiers of services.

Tier 1 Weight Management

Self care using NHS approved Apps and guidance https://www.nhs.uk/better-health/lose-weight/

Tier 2 Weight Management (by referral)

  • Face to Face sessions (located in community venues across Hampshire)
  • Virtual Classes (these sessions will be the same as those in the community but will be led by the instructor online via zoom or teams).
  • Provided by Home – Gloji Hampshire

Eligibility criteria for Tier 2:

  • Adults aged 18+ years with a BMI ≥ 30
  • Adults with a BMI ≥ 28 for those from Ethnic Minority Groups or those with long-term conditions, Cancer, Atrial Fibrillation, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Stroke or TIA, Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD, Musculoskeletal disorders, Diagnosed mental illness.
  • Must be resident in the administrative county of Hampshire or registered with a Hampshire GP.

Wish to be referred? Please complete this short form and we will be in contact

Calculate your BMI https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/bmi-calculator/

Weight Management referral

Tier 3 Weight Management (by referral)

‘The Weigh Ahead’ service is a Specialist Community Weight Management Service for severe and complex
obesity, providing an intensive level of support to patients through a multi-disciplinary team (MDT)

The Weigh Ahead (spirehealthcare.com)

Referral Criteria:

  • Patients must be aged 16 or over
  • Patients must have a BMI ≥ 35 (with co-morbidities; see list of significant co-morbidities below) OR a BMI ≥ 40 (without co-morbidities)
  • Patients must have complied with a range of weight loss interventions at Tiers 1 and 2 of the pathway over a 2 year period and have failed to achieve or maintain weight loss goals.

Wish to be referred? If you are eligible and tried all of the above, please arrange a consultation with your named GP if you wish to discuss. If you do not feel the need to discuss, please simply ask for a referral form and drop back to us.