What is this service?
The Tier 3 Weight Management programme is a specialist programme involving a team of healthcare professionals providing tailored care for people who have excess weight. The service offers a 12 week programme followed by regular support for up to two years. During the 12 week programme, patients will see a dietitian, physiotherapist and counsellor. They will also have access to a specialist doctor who may be able to help in improving health conditions or adjusting medications to help patients lose weight. The programme consists of group meetings, one-to-one consultations, and, where possible, online support.
Who is it for?
People who have excess weight.
Where is it based?
Acomb Garth Bar Community Care Centre.
How do I access this service?
To gain access to the programme, patients need to be referred by their GP and meet certain criteria.
Who provides this service?
Nimbuscare, in partnership with the team at York and Scarborough Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.