Greater Manchester

Check the eligibility criteria for one of the programmes below, if you want to join the Tier 3 Weight Management programme or Junior PARS, you must speak to your GP, and he/she will refer you.

For our Maternal Healthy Lifestyle Service, check your eligibility below, if you want to join,
go to the referral form, download it and send it to

Tier 3 Weight

Live in Manchester, Salford, Stockport, Rochdale, Tameside and Glossop, or registered with a local GP

Have a BMI of 35kg/m² or above or...

Have a BMI of 35kg/m² or above and co-morbidities, such as: Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Infertility and Depression if specialist advice is needed regarding overall patient management

Have a BMI of 50kg/m² who are being considered for bariatric surgery or...

Our programmes are FREE for adults living in Bury or registered with a local GP and have a BMI of 40kg/m² or above and looking to have bariatric surgery

Junior PARS

The young person must be a resident or have a GP practice within the Manchester postcode area

Must be aged between 5-17 years old The young person must be above a healthy weight (>91st centile)

Must not have a chronic condition that requires rehabilitation

Must not currently be active to recommended levels

If you would like more information about our PARS programme, then you can email us at

Maternal Healthy
Lifestyles Programme

Live in Salford or have a GP in Salford

Be 6 weeks or more pregnant and registered
with a midwifery provider

Aged 18+

BMI > 30kg/m2

You can also speak with your local Midwifery
team or GP practice for referral