SUPPORTIVE AND EFFECTIVE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT WEIGHT MANAGEMENT REFERRALS
Primary care clinicians are encouraged by guidelines to offer people with obesity a free referral to a weight management service, like Slimming World or WW.
Due to the government’s new obesity strategy ability to offer these referrals is increasing. However clinicians have stated that they are unsure how to make these offers, as they’re not sure what to say.
In this video we provide specific, evidence-based, information about what to say when making an offer of referral. Following this advice will support clinicians to have supportive and effective conversations.