Adult weight management
Tipping the Balance - Adult weight management
Tipping the Balance is our community based clinic helping people
lead a healthier lifestyle.
The main aims of the service are to:
- help people work towards a healthy weight
- encourage healthy eating and physical activity
- boost self esteem and confidence.
Any adult with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 35 without
conditions such as diabetes, previous stroke or ischaemic heart
disease, can be referred to the service by their GP.
Tipping the Balance members have a series of appointments with a
Specialist Health Improvement Practitioner (SHIP). The SHIP will
advise and guide individuals through lifestyle changes that will
help them achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Members will also
have access to supermarket walks, group support sessions and
To be referred to the programme please speak to your GP or
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