Patients are eligible for the Glasgow & Clyde Specialist Weight Management Service (GCSWMS) if their BMI is >30 (with related health conditions) or >45 with no co-morbidities.
GCSWMS accepts referrals from General Practitioners and hospital consultants/doctors within NHSGGC.
Otherwise self referral is available if you have BMI > 30 and Diabetes, Heart disease or previous stroke 0141 211 3379.
If interested in being referred to the service patients should discuss it with their GP or hospital doctor in the first instance.
Please could you refer your patient using SCI Gateway.https://www.scigw.scot.nhs.uk/web/login.aspx?instance=Live
Please select send to “GGC Weight Management Service”
When you refer a patient, please ensure you give them this Leaflet to opt into the service.
Alternatively you can find the referral form on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Staffnet
Once a referral has been sent by your health professional please phone GCSWMS booking centre to arrange an assessment appointment .
Please read the Leaflet your GP gave to you.
If you do not contact the service within two weeks we will assume you do not wish to activate your referral and you will
Booking centre number will be given to you by your referrer and again in a follow up letter by the service.