Nutrition & Dietetics Weight Management & Bariatric Service

The Weight Management and Bariatric Service at North Bristol NHS trust consist of a supportive team of clinicians including dietitians.

There is a range of services available from the team including non-surgical weight management support and weight loss surgery.

Referral Criteria for Bariatric Service:

  • BMI >40 kg/m2 or person with BMI 35-40 kg/m2 who has other significant disease that could be improved if they lost weight (e.g. type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obstructive sleep apnoea, Benign Intracranial Hypertension etc.).

For more information, please see the Bristol Weight Management and Bariatric Service (BWMBS).

Information on referring for clinicians

Useful links:

Dietary Support

NHS – Live Well https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/start-losing-weight/

Change for Life https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

Diabetes UK www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-diabetes/Managing-your-diabetes/Healthy-eating

British Heart Foundation www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/preventing-heart-disease/healthy-eating

The British Dietetic Association – Food Facts:

https://www.bda.uk.com/resource/weight-loss.html

https://www.bda.uk.com/resource/food-facts-food-and-mood.html

https://www.bda.uk.com/resource/detox-diets.html

https://www.bda.uk.com/resource/healthy-eating.html

Talking Therapies

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire -  https://www.vitahealthgroup.co.uk/nhs-services/nhs-mental-health/bristol-north-somerset-and-south-gloucestershire/  

Wiltshire Psychological Support  https://iapt-wilts.awp.nhs.uk/ 

Specialist Eating Disorder Service www.awp.nhs.uk/services/specialist/steps

Contact Nutrition & Dietetics

Gate 10, Level 6, Brunel building, Southmead Hospital Bristol
Telephone: 0117 4145428

Nutrition & Dietetics Weight Management & Bariatric Service