Adult weight management
Local weight management support groups
WW (formerly Weightwatchers)
A free 12-week subscription to the WW programme includes the opportunity to attend weekly group workshops (virtual or in-person) as well as full access to all WW digital support, including more than 2,000 recipes, on-demand workouts and a range of meal planning tools. An online-only support programme is also available.
Am I eligible for free WW support?
To qualify for the free WW programme you need to:
- be over 18 years of age
- be living in Hertfordshire or registered at a Hertfordshire GP
- have a BMI of >30
- have not previously self-funded to WW in the last 3 months
- have not been referred by your GP and attended WW in the past 18 months.
Find out more and sign up at www.ww.com/uk/hertfordshire or ask your GP or other healthcare professional to refer you directly.
A free, exercise-based weight management groups for men, the Shape Up programme runs in several districts across Hertfordshire, via Watford FC Trust.
Shape Up supports any 18 to 65-year-old male living in Hertfordshire with a BMI of above 30 or 27.5 if you are from a BAME community or have a long-term condition. The programme engages men in a fun and effective way, using group exercise and sport to improve fitness and support weight loss.
NHS 12 week weight loss guide
The NHS 12 week weight loss guide includes a meal plan and a schedule to help you track your food and exercise.
British Heart Foundation - take control of your weight
Top tips for successful weight loss, simple food swaps and how to stay active after a heart event - all available for free at Taking control of your weight - British Heart Foundation (bhf.org.uk).