Weight management

If you are concerned about your weight please book an appointment with a doctor, a nurse or our health trainer to see how we can help you.
The causes and solutions for weight gain can be complex and there is a considerable amount of dodgy information and even dodgier medications that we would recommend you to avoid.
As well as excluding medical causes, and supporting you, there are free local services that we can refer you to, if appropriate, to help you to identify the right pathway for you.

We have a free NHS health trainer based in our practice, ask reception to book you an appointment.

Six of our GPs specialise in weight management and are part of the team for the NHS Liverpool specialist community based service with aintree hospital known as ‘Aintree LOSS’ providing specialist dietetic advice, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, psychology and medical management and assessment for weight loss surgery.

In order to access the ‘Aintree LOSS’ service, you must meet the following criteria:

Aged at least 18 years

BMI >40 with or without obesity related co morbidities

BMI > 35 with at least one obesity related co morbidity

More details about Aintree LOSS can be found here.

Contact Details

Brownlow General Practice
Tel: 0151 285 4578

Student Health Centre
Tel: 0151 285 4578

Ropewalks Surgery
Tel: 0151 285 4578

SHAC (Student Health Advice Centre)
(University of Liverpool students. Term time only)
Tel: 0151 285 4784

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