Worried about your weight?
Would you like to lose weight and transform the way you feel about yourself and food?
Weight Watchers (now known as WW) are working with Hampshire County Council to offer residents the opportunity to join WW for free!
You can get 12 weeks membership with WW, completely free!!
Who is eligible for the free service?
To be eligible for the service, you must adhere to the following criteria:
- Be aged 16 years or over (young person of 16-17 must attend with parent or guardian)
- Be identified as obese with BMI 30+ / or 28+ for BAME groups
- Be identified as overweight with a BMI >28 AND with a co-morbidity that is adversely affected by their weight such as high blood pressure, musculoskeletal problems, have a risk of cardiovascular disease, asthma, or high blood glucose
- Not be pregnant
- Have not previously attended self-funded sessions (with a multi-component weight management provider) in the last 3 months prior to referral
How to claim your 12 weeks for free?
Make an appointment with your GP or Practice Nurse to discuss your weight management goals. If you are eligible you will be given a referral letter which has all the details of how to get your healthy lifestyle started.
This letter will ask you to contact WW, we’ll answer all your questions and book you into a local Studio of your choice.
Ask your GP or nurse for a referral today!
How can I check my Body Mass Index (BMI)?
If you are uncertain about your BMI or want an easy way of checking, please follow the link to the NHS Choices website below, where you will find a very simple calculator. All you need to know is your height, weight and age:
For more information
If you would like more information, please see the information links and leaflets below: