MORELIFE IN WEST AND SOUTH ESSEX

OUR SERVICES

We run FREE adult weight management services for individuals in West and South Essex (including Southend-on-Sea), and who meet the below eligibility criteria.

At MoreLife, we’re passionate about supporting individuals and communities to lead healthier lives. We’ve been successfully delivering weight management programmes for over 20 years. Our programmes are:

FLEXIBLE – our programmes are tailored to meet the your needs and the needs of the group

ACCESSIBLE – face-to-face groups are held at a variety of local venues, with telephone, text Skype and online support between groups

SOCIABLE – all our programmes are delivered in a supportive, group setting

PSYCHOLOGICALLY INFORMED – we don’t tell you what to do, rather we’ll help you to understand how thoughts, emotions and feelings influence your decisions

EVIDENCE-BASED – our strong links to Leeds Beckett University mean all our programmes are based on the latest, cutting-edge research

OUR 12-WEEK PROGRAMME

MoreLife group programmes run for 12 weeks, with monthly maintenance sessions afterwards to help you stay on track. Each session lasts 1.5 hours and focuses on a new topic each week, such as:

  • Portion control
  • Understanding food labelling
  • Changing habits
  • Stress management
  • The role of sleep
  • Emotional and social eating

Our experienced team is made up of nutritionists, psychologists and sport and exercise specialists, and you’ll have a dedicated weight management practitioner for your whole journey with us.

TO BOOK A PLACE, ASK YOUR GP OR HEALTH PROFESSIONAL TO REFER YOU TO OUR SERVICES OR CONTACT US:

E: essex@more-life.co.uk
T: 0800 038 9050

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

Our programme is FREE for adults who have been referred through a Health Professional and meet the following criteria.

  • Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or above
  • Have a BMI of 35+ and an obesity-related co-morbidity e.g. 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 32.5+, type 2 diabetes and of Asian descent 
  • Resident of West Essex or South Essex

FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

If you have a patient who would benefit from our services, please complete our referral form.

Patients must meet the above eligibility criteria and not have dementia, active bulimia, psychosis or substance use disorder including alcohol. They must not have had bariatric surgery within the past 12 months or currently be pregnant.

DOWNLOAD THE FORM

Want more information?

Give us a call on 0800 038 9050 or email us at essex@more-life.co.uk