Useful Links


Useful information for pharmacists/pharmacy staff

Useful information for pharmacists/pharmacy staff:


England specific

NHSE and Public Health England (PHE)

Best practice guidance for weight management services

NHSE Tier 2 Weight Management Services

NHSE Enhanced service specification: Weight management 2021/22


Health Education England

Healthy weight coach e-learning programme


Pharmacy quality scheme (PQS) in England

PQS guidance from NHSE/I

PQS guidance from the NPA on the weight



PHE All Our Health: bitesize training and assessments on Adult Obesity and Childhood Obesity


NICE guidelines

NICE Weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults

NICE Obesity in adults: prevention and lifestyle weight management programmes

NICE Obesity prevention

NICE Obesity: working with local communities

NICE Type 2 diabetes: prevention: population and community-level interventions

NICE Obesity: identification, assessment and management


Scotland specific

SIGN guidelines on management of obesity

Scottish Government current policy

Scotlands Health priotity 6

Standards for weight management services in Scotland: Standards for the Delivery of Tier 2 and Tier 3 Weight Management Services for Adults in Scotland (NHS Health Scotland. 2019)


Northern Ireland specific

Department of Health Strategic framework for public health


Wales specific

All Wales Weight Management Pathway 2021


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