There are a number of services available in Portsmouth to help you to make healthier food choices or to help you lose weight.
Your doctor, practice nurse or other health professional may refer you to a weekly clinic at St Mary's and Queen Alexandra hospitals which offer individual consultations regarding weight loss, diet and diabetes, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or other dietary and nutritional issues including eating disorders.
You may also refer yourself to a community weight management service such as:
The Wellbeing Service
The Wellbeing Service offers free support to help you quit smoking, drink less alcohol, eat well and move more. It’s available at venues across Portsmouth.
The Service provides both one-to-one and group support to help you make healthy changes to your diet so that you can lose weight and keep it off. Their Wellbeing Workers can give you information and advice about things like portion size, reading food labels and knowing what quantity of different food groups you should be eating each day.
You can contact the Wellbeing Service directly or be referred through your GP. Telephone 023 9229 4001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is more information about eating well and moving more on the One You page.