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.
NHS – Live Well https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-weight/start-losing-weight/
Change for Life https://www.nhs.uk/change4life
British Heart Foundation www.bhf.org.uk/heart-health/preventing-heart-disease/healthy-eating
The British Dietetic Association – Food Facts:
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