Barnsley tier 3 weight management service

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About the service

Barnsley’s tier 3 weight management service helps people to achieve a healthier weight and improve their overall wellbeing. The service utilises diet and lifestyle interventions such as improving the overall quality of a diet, increasing physical activity levels, and implementing behavioural strategies. In addition, the service has support from medical and psychological staff for those wishing to pursue pharmacological treatments, receive psychological input and/or bariatric surgery.

The service is delivered across multiple formats dependent upon which pathway you choose to follow. These formats include either being seen face-to-face within a clinic, receiving telephone consultations, or even accessing our online videos and virtual group sessions.

The service works closely with other supporting services including GP practices and specialist hospital teams.

Why would someone choose the service?

Result from outpatient and public involvement survey, October 2019, showed the following:

  • 100% of patient felt that e dietitian was knowledgeable about weight management and all felt that involved in their treatment plan to lose weight.
  • 100% of clients felt the dietitian gave them a clear focus on the changes needed to lose weight.
  • 73.9% was extremely likely and 26.09% was likely to recommend the service to family and friends.
  • 100% felt their privacy and dignity were maintained at all times.

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