Your Secondary Care Portal - Achieve Oxfordshire
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Your Secondary Care Portal

HOW TO REFER INTO ACHIEVE OXFORDSHIRE

How to Refer

Achieve Healthy Weight Loss Oxfordshire has been commissioned by Oxfordshire County council to deliver an enhanced Tier 2 service to anyone 16 and over who lives in Oxfordshire. To refer clients to our service, please download this form and email it to occg.achieveoxfordshire@nhs.net. 

If you have little time or the client needs time to think it over please direct the clients to our website. 

 

www.achieveoxfordshire.org.uk

 

or to call

 

01865-338119

Clients can now self refer

If you have little time or the patient would like to self-refer please point them to our website www.achieveoxfordshire.org.uk or to call us on 01865-338119

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12 Week Weight Loss Programme

12 weeks free membership for either Slimming World or Weight Watchers – for anyone who has never tried to lose weight or has previously had good experience with this and is specifically asking for vouchers.

 

Exclusion: if they have self-funded SW/WW in the past 3 months or have already received vouchers in the last 12 months.

Man V Fat Football

Man V

Fat

Men’s only weight loss programme. This programme has been set up with a male audience in mind. The focus is on working as a team to win games. Participants are accredited points for combined weight loss before they even hit the pitch. This has been hugely successful in other areas achieving 95% weight loss and is endorsed by the FA.

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Lose Weight With Achieve

12 week enhanced service over 6 months, using a behavioral dietetic approach to weight loss. The sessions last 1.5 hours and include 1 hour information and advice giving in a group format followed by 30 minutes of physical activity which will be delivered by a physical activity instructor trained up to Level 3 GP referral. For anyone who has repeatedly dieted and keeps regaining weight.

 

Exclusion: see exclusion criteria list below. 

Inclusion Criteria

Oxfordshire residents

Motivated to lose weight and ready to make lifestyle changes

Those with BMI>30 (>27.5 Asian or with Co-morbidities, BMI >23 Asian with comorbidities.)

Those over 16 years of age

For Achieve programme only: Patients are expected to have attempted to lose weight at least once using a recognised weight loss programme.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients who have accessed this or the previous service in the last 12 months.

Patients who have repeatedly been referred for weight loss interventions (i.e twice in the past 4 years), unless counsel's prior approval has been obtained.

Currently pregnant.

Had bariatric surgery in past 12 months (NB: can be referred to Bariatric Service if experiencing problems or met NICE criteria at time of surgery).

Complex diabetes (on Insulin, sulfonylureas (for example gliclazide, gilbenclamide), SGLT2 inhibitors (for example ampagliflozin, dapagliflozin, canaglifozin) or glinides (for example neteglinide, repaglinide)

Ketosis prone Type 2 Diabetes.

Diabetes post pancreatectomy.

Active substance misuse (including Alcohol)

Active Bulimia.

Severe or untreated depression or anxiety.

Active Psychosis.

Diagnosed personality Disorder.

Dementia.

PLEASE REFER ANY CLIENTS WITH COMPLEX DIABETES ON TO THE SPECIALIST DIABETES WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SERVICE (AS PER SEPARATE SECTION ON REFERRAL FORM):


DIABETES.ECSERVICE@NHS.NET