Referral to Weight Watchers or Slimming World

Referral to Weight Watchers or Slimming World

Hertfordshire County Council commission a referral scheme to offer a FREE 12 week subscription to either Slimming World or Weight Watchers for Hertfordshire patients who are registered to a GP practice in the county and who meet the criteria below. 

Inclusion Criteria

  • 16 years and above
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) >30
  • Motivated to lose weight
  • Able to attend weekly support meetings for 12 weeks

Exclusion Criteria

  • Pregnant women
  • Currently have an eating disorder
  • Attended Weight Watchers / Slimming World or a similar commercial weight management programme in previous 3 months
  • Previously referred, re-referral is not permitted or funded

Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council
publichealth@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Last modified: 

20 Feb 2018