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Support Group Meeting Thursday 25th of November

We held our final support group of 2016 on Thursday 25th of November, finishing the year with a discussion about emotional eating. The meeting was lead by our psychologist Fiona and our practice nurse Tania. The aim of this meeting was to help our patients understand:...

Inspirational Weight Loss Blogs

Making the decision to have weight loss surgery may be difficult for people as there are many considerations to take into account such as cost, risk of surgery and making such a large lifestyle change. Quite often you may not know anyone else who has had the same or...

Alcohol and Weight Loss

Consumption of Alcohol by the Body Alcohol whenever consumed is the first fuel for the body to burn; while your body is processing the alcohol it will not burn fat. It will not stop your weight loss, but it will postpone it. After consuming your first alcoholic drink,...

Prevent Unwanted Kilos This Christmas

Cooking for Christmas while still following healthy eating guidelines after weight loss surgery, is achievable. This is a good opportunity to make Christmas a little bit different this year and a lot healthier. There is no need to feel like you’re missing out either,...

How to discuss weight with your loved one

Obesity is a subject that a lot of people would rather not discuss as it can be a very sensitive subject from the view of the person suffering from it. It is important that if you have a loved one, family member or friend who is obese or perhaps gaining a lot of...

Inequalities of Weight Loss Surgery

Following on from World Obesity Day, a day that was created last year by the Obesity Prevention, Policy and Management Group to raise awareness of this global epidemic, we are continuing to explore reasons why obesity rates have risen so high and continue to do so in...