The Specialist Weight Management Service is available to people who have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more.
People from a black or minority ethnic background can be referred from BMI 27.5 or more.
The Service is community based across Trafford and is designed to support people to succeed with gradual permanent weight loss using a lifestyle approach.
People have their own tailored weight loss programme which develops lifestyles to support physical and mental well-being.
A multi-disciplinary approach is used that includes dietitians, nurses, physiotherapy, team secretary and referral to psychology.
We also provide a Bariatric Education Course for patients requesting Bariatric Surgery, who meet the criteria for Bariatric Surgery and who have successfully completed the Trafford Lifestyle Programme and undertaken at least 6 months follow up with the GP Practice.