Ground Floor, Alfred Health Centre
186 Homerton High Street, E9 6AG
Tel: 020 8986 3106 Fax: 020 8985 1909
Out of Hours: (CHUHSE) 0208 185 0545
We can help you lose weight at the surgery and are able to offer a FREE weight loss programme, run by a qualified health trainer.
We can also offer subsidised gym membership to help you change your lifestyle. The programme consists of an initial assessment by the practice nurse and referral to the health trainer. We are running daytime and evening sessions to enable everyone to take part.
You are eligible for this FREE programme if:
The BMI – body mass index- is used to work out if you are overweight and is calculated using your height and weight.
If you already know your weight and height you can calculate your BMI here.
If you are not sure, simply pop into the surgery. We have a special weighing machine in the waiting area that enables you to measure your weight, height and BMI in one easy step.
If you would like to find out more or register for weight loss programme, let us know if you would like to take part. This can be:
Try these interactive tools, tips and articles to discover more about a healthy diet and healthy weight. Find out what steps you can take to achieve your goals visit NHS Choices.
Eatwell and Nutrition - These sites offers advise on helathy eating, keeping food safe, food labels and different health issues.
BDA Weightwise - This site offers practical solutions for losing weight
Teenweightwise - This site offers advise on healthy eating for teenagers
Diet during pregancy from Food Standards Agency website eatwell - advice on what foods to eat, what to avoid, advice on supplements.