Weight Management


Camden's Healthy Living practitioners work one to one with local children, young people (aged 4-17) and their families to help improve diet, build confidence and increase physical activity through goal setting, education and support.

Part of Camden's School Nursing service the sessions are provided in schools, community venues or through home visits. The practitioners can work with young people directly, without parents being present (with parental consent).

The service is for children and young people who:

  • Are aged 4-17, and
  • Have a BMI on or above the 91st percentile, and

  • Are resident in Camden, or registered with a Camden GP, or attend school in Camden

Will also see families if are significant weight-related concerns, for example rapid weight gain but below 91st centile.

Patients can self-refer by phoning 020 3317 2304 or by emailing camdenschoolnurses@nhs.net


The Community Weight Management Service is provided by Camden Sports & Physical Activity Service. They provide a 12 week group weight-loss programme of exercise and dietary advice for overweight or obese adults. It comprises nutritional advice, healthy eating guidance and support to get active.

If you are:

  • Over the age of 18
  • If your Body Mass Index is more then 25
  • If you are registered at this surgery

 You can ask your GP to refer you or you can refer yourself by calling 0207 974 3019.