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Referring practitioners

Why Weight are commissioned by Sheffield council to provide specialist support for children, adults and all members of the community to lose weight and learn how to maintain a healthier lifestyle. We strongly encourage all GP’s and practitioners within the area of Sheffield to refer individuals and families facing weight management and lifestyle challenges to participate in any of our programmes.

Raising the issue of weight and providing a brief intervention for Adults

Services in Sheffield

Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

Alive 'N' Kicking is a highly successful children’s lifestyle weight management service that helps overweight children and young people and their families to reach and maintain a healthier weight.

Your Shape

Your Shape

Your shape is a 12 week weight management programme designed for both men and women to provide weight loss support through specialist lifestyle and exercise programmes.

Fit Fans

Fit Fans

FitFans is designed with men in mind (but is still available for women) and the programmes are sports related and led by people working with professional footballers in your town.

Shape up 4 Business

Shape up 4 Business

The main aim of Shape Up 4 Business is to provide companies with a professional weight management service which is tailored to suite the needs of your business and employees.

Healthy Me Healthy Baby

Healthy Me Healthy Baby

The Healthy Me Healthy Baby (HMHB) programme has been developed to provide information and advice that is suitable for pregnant women, who will be encouraged not to lose weight but to monitor weight gain if they are overweight or obese prior to their pregnancy.

Stop schools programme

STOP Schools Programme

The School Time Obesity Prevention (STOP) programme provides a school-based intervention to raise awareness of healthy eating and physical activity and to allow children aged eight to eleven years old to explore how they can positively impact their lives through food and activity choices.

Fresh Start

Fresh Start

Fresh Start is a specialised service aimed at people with higher body weights (body mass index greater than 40 or greater than 35 with other health conditions), or for those people that consider themselves to have additional or more complex needs.