9 Oct2014 National Meeting - two posts are being advertised for election to the Committee.
Chair of Trustees
Secretary to board of Trustees
Physical meetings are held approximately every two months at a central national location.
Telephone conferences are held every fortnight as requi...
9 SepThis years theme is - TOOLS FOR MAINTENANCE
WLSinfo 2014 AGM
Thistle Hotel East Midlands Airport17th and 18th October 2014
The AGM is a great chance to meet with people from all over the country who have had weight loss surgery. It doesn't matter if you are pre-op or 10 years pl...
15 AugIt's always heartwarming and inspiring to hear success stories from our members and Linda's story is no exception.
A holiday that wasn't what she hoped for, was the catalyst that saw Linda undergo weight loss surgey.
This reulted the loss of 16 stones and the discovery that she r...
1 JulUK government scientists have today reviewed the guidelines about the amount of sugar that should be consumed per day.
This was endorsed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) – who also stated that only 5% of daily calories should come from sugar.At present the recommended amoun...
27 JunThere is a report published in Bariatric News of a study first reported in the Lancet Diabetes – Endocrinology.
It reports the first Randomised Control Trial (RCT) of the effectiveness of metabolic surgery in causing remission of type 2 diabetes. It defines metabolic surgery as o...
23 MayIn a move announced today, Tesco is moving sweets from its checkout areas in its smaller stores.
This completes the steps first taken in larger stores in as long as 20 years ago.
The move has been welcomed by Public Health minister Jane Ellison.
Read the full new story on the BB...
22 MayPeople in Wales needing bariatric surgery to help lose weight have to meet stricter criteria than patients in England, a report has found.
There are around 7,000 patients in Wales who could benefit from surgery but they have to meet a stricter set of guidelines than recommended.I...
20 SepSeptember 20, 2013
Formal Notice of WLSinfo Annual General Meeting
Thistle Hotel East Midlands Airport
Saturday 12th October 10.15am
Here is the formal notice of the above meeting.
WLSinfo Internet presence
20 AugWhat is this study about?
There is very little research done on obese men’s experience with food who are placed on a waiting list for weight loss surgery. This would be a chance for you to have your voice heard in a safe, confidential environment and will help us gain further kno...
5 JulChaired by Mr Mark Soldin, Consultant Plastic Surgeon.
A group has been formed to examine the development of commissioning guidance on reconstructive work following bariatric surgery, and breast reuction surgery (with or without weight loss). The purpose of this work will be to d...
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WLSinfo has been around since 2003 and its on line forum has registered over 20,000 members.