This scheme is aimed at overweight adults with a Body Mass index (BMI) between 25-35. It is delivered through community pharmacies in east Kent.
This is a 12 week one to one based programme to support clients to make long-term lifestyle changes. The scheme uses the British Heart Foundation guidelines to help clients to lose weight safely and keep it off for life. It covers information on portion control, food labelling, physical activity, behaviour change and healthy nutritional advice
The scheme offers ongoing weight checks after 12 weeks for up to 12 months, for continued weight loss and weight maintenance.