Now (during a flu pandemic) more than ever is an important time to lose weight and keep healthy. Commissioned and funded by Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council, ‘Healthy You’ provides free weight management support to residents across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
‘Healthy You’ offers a choice of programmes to patients who wish to lose weight and you could be eligible for a 12 week referral to any of the options listed below if you are aged over 16 with a Body Mass Index above 25.
Option 1 – Referral to Healthy You Weight Management groups
Option 2 – Referral to Slimming World
Option 3 – Referral to Wellness that Works (formerly Weight Watchers)
To be eligible for a Slimming World or Wellness that Works referral you cannot have been a paying member of either program in the 12 weeks prior to the point of referral.
If you have the motivation to learn how to lose weight and maintain a healthier weight you can self-refer by:
- Calling ‘Healthy you’ on 0333 005 0093,
- Text Healthyu to 60777
- Visit the website at www.healthyyou.org.uk