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Please note: Wegovy® is not recommended for primary care prescribing
Do you live in Hertfordshire, are aged 18+ and are registered with a Hertfordshire GP?
You may be entitled to weight loss support
To qualify for this free 12-week programme, you need to:
- Be 18 years or over
- Be a resident of Hertfordshire or registered to a Herts GP
- Have a BMI of ≥30 or BMI of ≥27.5 from a BAME community or have a comorbidity
- Additional criteria may apply depending on which service referral is made to.
NHS Digital Weight Management Programme for Hertfordshire & West Essex
Referrals can only be made via GP
Living Well Taking Control (LWTC) NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme Hertfordshire & West Essex
Discuss with GP as eligibility criteria to be met prior to referral.
Discuss with GP as eligibility criteria to be met prior to referral (please note this service is based in Watford & is male only sessions)
NHS Support websites
NHS Weight Loss Plan: www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/start-the-nhs-weight-loss-plan
NHS Weight Loss Plan App: apps.apple.com/gb/app/nhs-weight-loss-plan/id1519208548
NHS Calorie Checker: www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/calorie-checker
Weight Loss Injections Guidance 2023:
(Wegovy, Ozempic, Saxenda – Semaglutamide, Liraglutide)
Following guidance from Herts and West Essex Area Prescribing Committee, weight loss injectables (Wegovy, Ozempic, Saxenda – Semaglutamide, Liraglutide) are not available on prescription via Primary Care (GP services).
Guidance from Herts and West Essex Area Prescribing Committee is provided in the link below: Semaglutide for managing overweight and obesity (EXTERNAL PDF LINK)