Weight Management

Weight Management

Weight Management at Manor View Practice

Being over weight can seriously affect your health.


Help from Manor View Practice

Our practice nurses are happy to see patients wanting help with improving their lifestyles and losing weight.

We can refer you to:

We can refer you to a local Gym via the exercise on prescription scheme. Please make an appointment with the Nurse or HCA for further information.

Get started on the NHS 12 week weight loss plan. Get help and advice including 10 minute workouts, 12 week fitness plan, running and cycling for beginners and much more.

For further information about the benefits of losing weight, top tips and more, visit the NHS website.


Weight loss groups

There any many organisations that can help you lose weight. No one approach has been shown to be superior.  Losing weight slowly with long-term changes in the way you eat and exercise will help the weight stay off.


Contact details for the local branches of the three largest weight loss organisations are given below.

Manor View Practice does not recommend any particular one and other organisations exist.

Please check websites before going along.




Date and TimeContact Details
Rosemary Conley


St. Matthew’s Church Hall
Eastbury Road
Oxhey WD19 4ST
Thursday 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Zumba® Fitness)


Jeanette Peel

01494 871543





WeightwatchersSacred Heart Parish Centre

London Road
Bushey   WD23 2LA

Wednesday 10:00www.weightwatchers.co.uk
WeightwatchersThe Youth and Community Centre
Bushey Hall School, Falconer Road
Bushey WD23 3AG
Sunday 10:00www.weightwatchers.co.uk
WeightwatchersChurch House

St James Church
High Street
Bushey, WD23 1B


Thursday 18:30www.weightwatchers.co.uk
Slimming WorldBushey Golf & Country Club, High Street, Bushey, WD23 1TTThursday 9:30

Thursday 17:30 and 19:30

Claire     0208 204 2468



Leisure Centres

The Active 4 Life Physical Activity Referral Scheme is open to those over 16 with certain health problems. GPs can refer them to a suitably qualified Leisure Consultant at one of 4 local leisure facilities for a 12 week programme of support, monitoring and motivation. Staff will advise on the benefits of healthy living and plan a tailored programme of physical activity.

Qualifying conditions include controlled high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, muscle and joint problems, smoking or heavy alcohol use, mental health problems and others.

If you feel you may be eligible and want to be referred please see a GP.

Additionally many local Leisure Centres offer exercise classes designed for beginners that are open to non-members. The Aspire Leisure Centre has a swimming pool with ramped access for people with mobility problems.





South Oxhey



Health Walks

Free, led walks, which aims to help everyone get outdoors, get more active and reap the benefits. The nearest walk starts from  King George Recreation  Ground most Thursdays at 1030  but there are walks across Hertfordshire.

Contact                    Web:      http://www.hertslink.org/cms/healthwalks ,
                                 Email:      Healthwalks.cms@hertscc.gov.uk
                                 Tel:         01462 459395



The following leaflets are used by GPs and nurses


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