Information and resources for health professionals

In this section you will find information that may be useful when helping someone to lose or maintain weight, or to become more physically active.

Encouraging physical activity – UK Chief Medical Officer’s Guidance
This infographic from the UK’s CMO has some top tips for how health professionals can encourage others to engage in physical activity.


If you are a health professional you can use the following referral forms:

North East

North Cumbria
The North Cumbria section is currently under development, please check back soon.

Please note: referrals to weight loss programmes such as Slimming World and Weight Watchers are through GP.

Useful contacts

In this section you will find links to useful contacts:

  • Good Youth Move Gym – [email protected]
  • Healthy Lives Physical Activity Officer (North East) – Lindsey Elliot 0191 424 7848
  • Healthy4Life Family Lifestyle Group Intervention – [email protected]
  • The Green Gym (North East) – Groundworks ST 0191 428 1144
  • Tier 2 Weight Management – Active Health (Newcastle) – [email protected]

Useful websites and documents

In this section you will find links to useful websites:






Related doctors