Weight Support

BTH School Nurses LogoThe Healthy Child programme is for families with children aged 4-11 years old who need to become a healthy weight. Children with a BMI in the 93 centile or above will be prioritised a place with their family.

For more information visit www.blackpool.gov.uk/residents/sports-and-leisure/healthy-lifestyles/making-changes.aspx

Text: 07467 444656 or complete the online referral form by clicking on the link above.

Visit www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/ for more information to ensure your child is eating a balanced diet.

If you're concerned that your child is underweight or not growing normally, it is important to discuss this with your child’s School Nurse or GP. Further information can be found at www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/childrens-weight/underweight-children-6-12-advice-for-parents/

You can use the NHS BMI calculator to help check if your child is a healthy weight. This can be found by visiting www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/bmi-calculator/

If you have any worries, concerns or questions about your child, the School Nurses can help.

You can contact us by phone or email. Click on 'how to contact us' for further details.