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Slimming World on Referral Norfolk (SWRN) (Norfolk County Council)

Norfolk Slimming World on Referral Service (NSWR) will help you to make changes to your diet and increase your physical activity in order to help you lose weight. The scheme will entitle you to 12 FREE weeks of group support at a Slimming World group of your choice, and also support you to increase your activity to best suit you and your lifestyle.

Age Range: 18 and over
Target Groups: Men, Women
Referral Procedure: Patient is assessed by a health care provider as eligible and suitable for the NSWR programme.
The patient is given a referral letter with a questionnaire and told to phone Slimming World on the number listed.
The patient phones Slimming World, quotes the code and answers the questionnaire.
The Slimming World Adviser checks eligibility, motivation and commitment, they discuss the most suitable option (group or online support) for the patient and will then offer a choice of e-voucher or postal voucher.

For Group Support:
* If an e-voucher is chosen, a voucher code will be automatically sent via email to the Slimming World Consultant of the group the patient has chosen to attend.
When the patient attends the chosen group, the e-voucher or postal voucher will be activated by the Slimming World Consultant.
* If a postal voucher is chosen, the patient is posted a pack by Slimming World containing a voucher. Patient takes voucher to first Slimming World session to register.

For Online Support:
* For Slimming World online vouchers there is no postal option; the patient will need internet access and an email address to access the online service
* Slimming World will send them an email which contains their code and joining instructions

Please note: Due to COVID-19 Slimming World are following national guidance and where it is not possible to run a face to face group (due to lockdown restrictions) a temporary virtual group will be provided.
How Service is Delivered: Slimming world sessions are available in community settings across Norfolk and online.
Locations Served: All Norfolk
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Last updated: 04/12/2020    Last full review: 24/11/2020

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