Managing obesity as a GP

Thanks to the RCGP for the ‘Management in Obesity in General Practice’ eLearning screencast which is live and can be accessed at: http://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=299  

Course description: As obesity is a chronic relapsing condition requiring lifelong support, and its prevention and management can prevent future physical and psychosocial sequelae, the whole primary care team plays a vital part in the improvement in these patients’ quality of life. This five minute screencast looks at how weight management can be addressed during the GP consultation, a run through of tier-based management and an overview of the wide range of tier services offered by the local obesity services.

Infographic: Tips for GPs

 

 


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