Referral to WW (Weight Watchers)

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Referral to WW (Weight Watchers)

Hertfordshire County Council, East and North Hertfordshire and Herts Valleys CCGs jointly commission a referral scheme to offer a FREE 12 week subscription to WW (Weight Watchers) for Hertfordshire patients who are registered to a GP practice in the county and who meet the criteria below. 

Inclusion Criteria

  • 16 years and above
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) >30
  • Motivated to lose weight
  • Able to attend weekly support meetings for 12 weeks

Exclusion Criteria

  • Pregnant women
  • Currently have an eating disorder
  • Attended WW or a similar commercial weight management programme in previous 3 months
  • Previously referred, re-referral is not permitted or funded

Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council
publichealth@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Last modified: 

22 Oct 2019