Bariatric Service

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The service provides:


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Eligibility criteria


  • BMI over 40kg/m2 or 35-40kg/m2 with the presence of other significant disease
  • Morbid or severe obesity present for more than 5 years
  • Attended a non-surgical tier 3/4 specialist obesity weight management programme for 12–24 months (6 months if BMI over 50)

As no Tier 3 service is available in City and Hackney, the service team will consider if the patient has undergone the equivalent of Tier 3 services prior to their referral to surgery, taking into account NICE guidance and the patient history.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

Complete referral form and refer via e-RS.

Speciality: GI and Liver (Medicine and Surgery)
Clinic Type: Upper GI including Dyspepsia 
Service Name: Post-Operative Bariatric Service - Outpatients 2 or Pre-Operative Bariatric Service - Outpatients 2

Please ask the patient to complete a patient questionnaire (See Downloads) to take with them to their first appointment along with a copy of their recent prescription medications.  

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