Weight Management

Wales National Exercise Referral Scheme (NERS)

On Wednesday, September 1st (3-4pm), Versus Arthritis is hosting a free talk from one of the NERS Coordinators in Wales. Come along to hear about the Scheme and learn how you can access exercise options tailored to your needs and conditions.

NERS (National Exercise Referral Scheme) is a Public Health Wales funded scheme designed to provide opportunities to exercise that are fun, rewarding and can be incorporated into everyday life.

Please go to the Eventbrite page to register: www.national_exercise_referral_scheme_talk.eventbrite.co.uk

If you would like any further information, please email: walessupport@versusarthritis.org or telephone 0800 756 3970.

Beat Eating Disorders

Beat Eating Disorders supports people who have or are worried they have an eating disorder, as well as others affected, such as friends and family members.

Helpline: 0808 801 0677

Studentline: 0808 801 0811

Youthline: 0808 801 0711

Website: www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk


Meetings, online or a little bit of both, WW UK (formerly Weightwatchers) has got options and support, whatever your lifestyle.

Website: www.weightwatchers.com/uk

Foodwise for Life

PTHB Dietetic team launched a weight management service available to residents of Powys in February 2021, this service is now accepting self–referrals. Foodwise for Life is a 9 week weight management programme, delivered via Microsoft Teams. We plan to offer face to face sessions when restrictions allow.

To find out more, contact us at:


Patients wishing to self-refer can now complete a referral form online via the PTHB internet page: www.pthb.nhs.wales/dietetic-services

Am I a Healthy Weight?

Calculate your BMI using this NHS Tool

Website: NHS: BMI Calculator

Slimming World

You’ll find delicious recipe and menu ideas at your local group, along with all the help you need to get started and reach your target weight.

Website: www.slimmingworld.co.uk