Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - Barts and The London

Evaluation of Fresh Start Programme (Obesity)

Centre of Environmental and Preventive Medicine

Funding Body:  London Borough of Hackney

Project Investigator:  Peter Hajek

Overview

An evaluation of the long-term outcomes of the Fresh Start Program in City and Hackney PCT.

Fresh Start is a group-based programme that aims to initiate and sustain changes in eating and physical activity, intended to lead to clinically meaningful weight-loss in morbidly obese people (BMI > 40). The programme consists of 8 weekly sessions, with monthly follow-ups for a year.

Main Contact

Katie Myers
Email: k.myers@qmul.ac.uk