My Weight Matters

My Weight Matters at your GP Surgery

Did You Know? From April 2022 – March 2023, a total weight of 982kg (155 stone) across 835 attendees was lost, all reaching their 5% target weight loss* by their 12th week of attendance. 86% said they have improved their physical and mental health, 98% were able to manage their diabetes and 76% are now eligible for surgery regarding their long-term health condition. 

*Your target weight loss is 5% of your current weight. For example, if you weigh 100kg (15 stone 7 lbs), your 5% target weight loss would be 5kg (11lbs)

Thought about making lifestyle changes?

CVS Tendring deliver this FREE weight management programme at 19 out of 20 GP Surgeries in Tendring. This programme is provided as part of the Essex Wellbeing Service who can be contacted by phone or email on 0300 303 9988 or provide.essexwellbeing@nhs.net for an assessment or online at Essex Wellbeing Service

How does the programme work?

Remember that My Weight Matters is about changing your lifestyle, this programme teaches you small steps each week for 12 weeks about your portions, recognising food labels, your sleep pattern as well as lots of other tips and tricks.

 

I attend one of your weight management sessions but I can’t find the booklet I was given?

Don’t worry! There are digital copies of all the booklets and documents discussed by one of our Social Prescribing Link Workers here

 

Please note we no longer offer this service at Imperial House, Clacton, Dovercourt and Harwich Hub or Jaywick Community Resource Centre. To make an appointment at your GP Surgery please speak to your GP or contact our team by calling 01255 425692 or email socialprescribing@cvstendring.org.uk. 

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