Portcullis Surgery

Portcullis Surgery

Portcullis Lane, Ludlow, SY8 1GT

Current time is 11:43 - We're open

NHS

Telephone: 01584 872 939

Fax: 01584 879 031

portcullis.surgery@nhs.net

NHS Digital Weight Management programme (FREE 12 week programme online)

What is the NHS Digital Weight Management programme ?

The programme offers free, online access to weight management services for those who have a BMI greater than 30 and who also have diabetes or high blood pressure, or both. The BMI threshold will be lower at 27.5 for people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, as we know people from these ethnic backgrounds are at an increased risk of conditions such as Type 2 diabetes at a lower BMI. The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme is an accessible and convenient way to help you develop healthier eating habits, be more active and lose weight.

Who can be referred to the programme?

  • You must be 18 or over.
  • You must have a BMI greater than 30. The BMI threshold will be lowered to 27.5 for people from black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds, as we know people from these ethnic backgrounds are at an increased risk of conditions such as Type 2 diabetes at a lower BMI.
  • You must have diabetes, high blood pressure, or both.

Who cannot be referred to the programme?

  • You must not be pregnant.
  • You must not have an eating disorder.
  • You must not have had previous bariatric surgery
  • You must have diabetes, high blood pressure, or both, if you do not have these medical conditions you cannot be referred.

What equipment do you need?

  • You must have a smartphone, tablet, or computer with internet access.
  • You must have a set of scales at home (need to be able to weigh yourself)

Please fill in the form below and our secretaries will contact you and refer you to the program

Interest in Referral to Online Free NHS Weight loss programme

The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme supports adults living with obesity who also have a diagnosis of diabetes or hypertension or both, to manage their weight and improve their health. It is a 12-week online behavioural and lifestyle programme. People can access it via a smartphone or computer with internet access. To register your interest in the weight loss programme , ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS FILL IN THE FORM BELOW AND SUBMIT IT. Or you can print the forms and hand them in to reception or send them by post
  • You must be over 18 to access this program
    Please tick all those that apply to you, please note that if you do not have diabetes or hypertension or both you will not be eligible for this program
  • (1 session is 30 mins of vigorous activity)
  • Please describe below any additional information you would like to share with us.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 20:00
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  • Tuesday
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  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 20:00
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  • Thursday
    08:30 until 18:30
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  • Friday
    08:30 until 20:30
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  • Saturday
    08:30 until 12:30
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  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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