Losing weight, even small amounts, can bring significant health benefits to people, especially with conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and knee or hip problems. It will also make you feel better and more energetic.
Weight Off Workshop (16+)
WoW is a 12 week weight-management programme that Crawley Wellbeing is running on behalf of the GP surgeries in Crawley. The programme consists of weekly hour and half sessions over a 12 week course that combines nutritional advice with low-level physical activity. To qualify for WoW you must be over 16+, have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of over 28*, have a desire to commit to the programme and be able to make the weekly sessions. To take part ask your GP or practice nurse to complete the Weight Off Workshop referral form today or contact us.
*Speak to your GP to see if you qualify. Try an on-line BMI calculator to get an estimate of your BMI.
When you have been contacted by our Weight Management Co-ordinator to say that we have received your referral form, please call the hub on 01293 585317 to book your induction.
Local Weight Loss Groups
There are groups that you can go to who will provide you with diet plans and exercise regimens to help you to lose weight. Going regularly can motivate you to keep going and and get helpful hints and tips along the way. In Crawley the following groups operate: