Whether you don't meet the criteria for our Community or Specialist Weight Management Services, or are unsure about joining a service at this time, you'll find information below on a range of local and national self-management resources which could support you on your weight loss journey. You'll also find information on our physical activity referral scheme, Live Active.
If you want to lose weight, making small, realistic changes to your diet and level of physical exercise will help you kick-start your weight-loss journey. Our practical guide Eat Well, Look Good, Feel Great, Lose Weight (pdf) will help get you started and build the foundations for a successful, effective weight loss that you can maintain over the long term.
NHS Inform have developed a free, online 12 Week Weight Management Programme. The step-by-step plan provides a wide range of materials, tips and links to support individuals on their weight loss journey.
Find out more and start the programme here.
Physical activity can help support weight loss as well as boosting our energy and lifting our mood so whether you want to de-stress; lose weight quicker; tone up or achieve your fitness goals, our physical activity programmes can help. Find out more about our services including Live Active, Vitality and Health walks via our Get Active micro-site or by calling 0141 232 1860 (Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm)
The Get Active phone line will direct you to the kind of physical activity support you are looking for and to local authority area of your choice.