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Obesity is an engaging e-learning programme for practitioners in the NHS and local authorities working in weight management.

It was developed by the Department of Health Obesity Team in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare in 2010, and reviewed and updated in partnership with Public Health England in 2017.

The programme introduces obesity and its implications for health, provides a knowledge base on identification of unhealthy weight and risk factors for weight gain, managing obesity, and learning on guiding and enabling behaviour change.

The learning is relevant for a wide audience, including doctors, particularly foundation doctors, GP trainees and GPs, nurses and any NHS or local authority practitioner who encounters overweight or obese individuals.


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