Once we have received a referral we will direct the patient to the most appropriate arm of GCWMS. Both services are free to people living in the Greater Glasgow & Clyde area who are overweight and have a relevant health condition.
Community Weight Management Service (in partnership with Weight Watchers)
Specialist Glasgow and Clyde Weight Management Service
Assessment: all patients will undergo an initial assessment.
Treatment: GCSWMS is a structured education programme.
Programme Overview: Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3
Patients referred to the Glasgow & Clyde Specialist Weight Management Service (GCSWMS) will undergo an initial assessment.
The assessment will include questions about:
Assessments are conducted in various venues depending on a patient's weight.
Our Programme offers advice on diet, nutrition and physical activity, underpinned by psychological approaches to support patients with their long term lifestyle change.
The standard GCSWMS programme is approximately 2 years long and allows time for losing weight and keeping it off:
Directions to these sites can be found in the Contact Us page.