07 September 2017
Upselling techniques used in coffee shops, petrol stations, fast food outlets, newsagents, restaurants, cinemas and pubs are fuelling the obesity epidemic by leading customers to consume thousands of additional unsatiating calories, a new report by Slimming World and the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has revealed.
24 August 2017
Slimming World has joined the new Public Health England (PHE) One You physical activity campaign to encourage people to use the new Active 10 app to measure – and increase – the amount of ‘brisk walking’ they do.
24 July 2017
Isabelle Kennedy was just 15 when her doctors told her that if she couldn’t lose some weight on her own, they were going to have to consider her for a gastric bypass. However, despite weighing more than 20st, she was so determined not to go under the knife that she embarked on her own weight loss journey by joining Slimming World, and has lost an incredible 9st 8lbs.
26 June 2017
Slimming World welcomes the publication of new guidance from Public Health England to help commissioners and health professionals support patients who are overweight by signposting them to effective evidence-based tier 2 weight management services.
12 June 2017
Experts from the University of Oxford, Men’s Health Forum and Slimming World have called for health professionals to ensure ‘gender bias’ doesn’t prevent them from offering men access to weight loss support.
21 March 2017
Slimming World’s 900,000 members raised £25,000 in just three months for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. The money will go towards some of the essential refurbishment and redevelopment of the hospital’s new cardiac ward.
20 March 2017
More than 50 MPs and peers from across the political divide joined health professionals and industry experts at Slimming World’s inaugural Policy Workshop & Parliamentary Reception on March 15th
16 March 2017
Slimming World Consultant, Jodie Rigby-Mee, from Royal Leamington Spa is celebrating after losing 6st and maintaining that loss for 11 years, winning her the ‘Top Target Consultant 2017’ title in March.
01 March 2017
Research exploring the impact of attending Slimming World on diabetes management, medication usage and weight control has recently been published in the journal Practice Nursing.
28 December 2016
For years public health guidance has suggested that slimmers set themselves a 'realistic' target, usually of losing 5-10% of their starting weight. However, Slimming World are calling on this to be revised to encourage patients to aim for their ‘dream weight’ as new research found that those who set their own ambitious goal lost almost twice as much weight in 12 months.