Weight Management Courses

12 Week FREE weight management courses delivered across North East Lincolnshire  

The programme is designed to encourage, enable and support people to lose weight and maintain weight loss, while living a healthy lifestyle with improved psychological wellbeing.

The courses are delivered by wellbeing coaches, across 4 providers: NEL Wellbeing Service, Lincs Inspire, Grimsby Town Sports Education Trust (GTSET), ‘Thrive’ Social Prescribing Team. All have been trained and supported by Xyla, giving coverage across North East Lincolnshire.

Each one-hour group session includes a topic to support changes in achieving a healthy weight. Peer support, tracking, progress reviews and goal setting are weekly features to enable sustainable behaviour change.

For an idea of what is involved download the Weight Management Course Overview (PDF, 307KB) .

When are the courses?

Current Timetable below, being held at various venues around North East Lincolnshire for 2022.

Please note that a new timetable of courses will be uploaded soon for January 2023 onwards

Programme DateVenueTimeReferrals (20max)
Wellbeing Service
Tues 10th Jan 23Carers Support Service13:00 – 14:00Available
Weds 11th Jan 23Trinity Church – Immingham09:30 – 10:30Available
Lincs Inspire
Weds 11th Jan 23Grimsby Health & Wellbeing Centre10:00 – 11:00Available

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aged 18+
  • NE Lincolnshire resident
  • BMI of 25 or more (or a lower BMI of 23 or more for adults of South Asian, Chinese and Black ethnicities)  

Exclusion criteria:

  • Are currently on the National Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP), Low Calorie Diet programme  
  • Pregnant women (but not post-partum)
  • Have an underlying medical cause for obesity and would benefit from more intensive clinical management than a Tier 2 service
  • Have already accessed a Tier 2 weight management service twice in the last year. If a resident has already accessed the service twice and been unsuccessful, they should be referred to their GP. 

Course referrals

You can refer for the course either on your own or by a health professional.

To refer yourself or make a referral contact us by completing our Weight management referral form or calling us on 01472 325500.