Bariatric Surgery & Aftercare Consultation

WLSinfo is a stakeholder in the consultation process for this NICE document and we need to collate any responses. The draft obesity: clinical assessment and management quality standard can be accessed by following this link:http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/indevelopment/gid-qsd128...

Exciting programme & speakers for 2015 AGM

Greenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Liverpool, L17 1AG Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd October 2015 Click here to book a place at what promises to be an great events; meet others and listen to some inspirational speakers. Friday 2nd October7.00pm – Arrival7.30pm – Hot Meal in t...

New app to monitor nutritional content of food

It has been developed and designed for those that like to cook from scratch. Features include Key nutritional information – calories, fat, protein, sugars, fibre etc. Choose either US or UK government databases Uses non-weight measures including cups, spoons, liquids etc.  And av...

Celebrating 12 years of WLSinfo

It's that time again when we get together in Liverpool to celebrate another successful year for WLSinfo. This years event will take place on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st February 2015 at Lee Valley Millennium Centre, Childwall Valley Road, Liverpool L25 2PR. The Friday will be a...

Call for Web site or App development ideas

Pre/post op weight loss surgery patient? Can you design an app or a website? We have been asked to post the following in conjunction with the University of Plymouth.Have a great idea for an 'app' to help with weight loss surgery self-management? Design an app for the Health App C...

EU rules that obesity can be considered a disability

EU rules that obesity can be considered a disability in certain circumstances. The European Court of Justice recently rules that obesity can be considered as a disability if obesity could hinder full and complete participation at work. The case was brought by a man in Denmark who...

Liverpool Group Members in World's Largest Santa Dash

Fantastic effort by Liverpool group members at the world's largest Santa dash. Last Sunday saw Neil Parr, Angela Astles, Dawn Ford, Adele Jones and Megan Doyle take part in the prestigious Liverpool Christmas 5K dressed as Santa. Three of the team have had weight loss surgery and...

Production company looking for contributors

Media Request Are you extremely overweight or classified as clinically obese and want to tell your story? Crackit Productions are looking for female contributors who would like to share their feelings about being overweight or classified as clinically obese for a new documentary ...

Royal College of General Practitioners Top Ten Tips

The RCGP have produced a document entitled Top Ten Tips for Management of Bariatric patients in Primary Care.It was issued in September 2014.It includes sections on possible blood tests, supplement programmes and what to do if problems occur.It is of course a guide designed for G...