Live Well Stay Well (LWSW) is a free healthy lifestyle support service for residents in Buckinghamshire, offering support and advice for losing weight, getting more active, stopping smoking and drinking less. Currently support is being offered remotely, but face to face support will become available again when safe.
LWSW has two free offers to support people to lose weight (subject to eligibility criteria):
- 12 weeks of free Slimming World
- 12 weeks of tailored support through specialist weight management advisor at Live Well Stay Well
You can also discuss ideas for healthy eating, physical activity and signpost to other local support as well as the NHS weight loss app.
The national Better Health website has a range of evidence-based tools to help people change their eating habits, get more active and lose weight. This includes:
o BMI calculator
o 12 week weight loss NHS app
o Easy meals app
o Food scanner app
o Couch to 5k
o Active 10
Live Well Stay Well Bucks campaign says: ‘We’re supporting Better Health and there has never been a better time to kickstart your health. Extra weight puts extra pressure on your body, which makes it harder to fight against diseases like cancer, heart disease and now, Covid-19. Losing weight can help reduce your risk. Find out how the FREE Bucks Live Well Stay Well service can help support you to make some healthy changes.”