MoreLife: Adult Weight Management Support

CamdenIslington

Please note: MoreLife has replaced the interim tier 2 adult weight management service delivered by Slimming World.


Camden and Islington patients can be referred or self-refer to MoreLife for weight management support.

The scheme provides a psychologically informed 12-week programme. Participants will have access to weekly, group-based weight management sessions at a local community venue or online via Zoom , plus additional support in between group meetings if required.

Patients will be supported to make gradual changes towards a healthier lifestyle by a dedicated weight management practitioner.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Camden/Islington residents and/or registered with a Camden/Islington NHS GP:

  • aged 18+
  • have expressed a willingness and motivation to change
  • have a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 with or without co-morbidities (BMI≥ 27.5 kg/m2 for black and minority ethnic service users).

And/or:

  • have a BMI≥ 25 kg/m2 with a co-morbidity or multiple co-morbidities (BMI≥ 23.0 kg/m2 for black and minority ethnic service users).

Exclusions

Patients who:

  • do not meet inclusion criteria
  • are pregnant 
  • have been diagnosed with an eating disorder  
  • have severe/moderate frailty as recorded on a frailty register   
  • have had bariatric surgery in the last two years  
  • have a significant unmanaged co-morbidity.

How to refer

Health professionals can refer patients by filling out the appropriate EMIS form

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email, EMIS managed referral

Health professionals can download the referral form from the practice's EMIS system. Once the form has been filled out with the patients information, please email it to:
e: morelife.camdenandislington@nhs.net


Further instructions on where to find the form:

  • Camden: The form is now available within your practice's EMIS system.
  • Islington: The form is now available within your practice's EMIS system. The form location:
    • ISL Global Documents > Nutrition & Dietetics > MoreLife T2 Adult Weight Management Service Camden & Islington - Referral Form.

Self-referral

To self-refer patients can call  or fill out a short self-referral form on the MoreLife website. The form can be found by clicking the button labelled Refer yourself.


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Review date: Saturday, 27 January 2024