The Specialist Weight Management Service (SWMS) will accept referrals from a healthcare professional for patients who meet the following inclusion criteria;
- BMI 35-40/m2 with obesity related co-morbidities
- BMI >40kg/m2
- Aged 16 or over
Due to commissioning arrangements the Specialist Weight Management Service is unable to accept patients who meet any of the following criteria;
Due to the nature of the service we are also unable to accept patients who are receiving current therapy for, or have any of the following active conditions (within past 6 months);
Patients seeking bariatric surgery (BMI≥40 or ≥35 with health conditions) must engage with a Tier 3 obesity service such as SWMS before gaining approval for surgery.