Weight Management

Our medicated weight loss service could help you lose weight.

With the right support, professional advice and prescribed medical treatment, our weight loss service is designed to help those that meet a certain criteria, to lose weight safely but effectively. Our weight loss injections work by decreasing your appetite which in turn leads to a reduction of food intake. If the treatment plan is used in conjunction with a calorie-controlled diet and regular exercise, it will help you to achieve your desired results by aiding your weight loss.

A telephone consultation will help determine whether or not the service is right for you and usually takes around 15 minutes. Your initial telephone consultation is free, but should you be eligible for a treatment plan, you will be required to pay for your treatment and speak with our Pharmacist at monthly intervals to evaluate your progress and collect the next lot of medication.

We offer regular support on how to lead a healthy lifestyle, and you can contact us throughout your treatment plan with any questions you may have on your weight loss journey. All potential side effects, costs and drug interactions will be discussed with you during your telephone consultation.

Our weight loss treatments include Wegovy injections, Saxenda injections, MySimba tablets, or Xenical Capsules* subject to availability.

Who is eligible for weight loss injections?

To be suitable for weight loss injections, you need to meet the following criteria:

Have a BMI (body mass index) of between 27 and 30 kg/m² (overweight) and a weight-related health condition, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, have a BMI of greater than 30 kg/m² which is classed as obese and also must follow a health and exercise plan set out by their doctor or a weight management specialist.

You cannot use a weight loss injection if you:

  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Are allergic to any ingredients in the injection.
  • Have severe heart failure.
  • Are over 75 years old* (there is not enough research into the use of weight loss injections at this age.
  • Are already taking a similar medication for the management of type 2 diabetes
Weight Loss Treatments Summary
Active Ingredient Semaglutide Liraglutide Orlistat Naltrexone/Bupropion Tirzepatide
How does it work? Reduces cravings and makes you feel fuller Reduces cravings and makes you feel fuller Reduces fat absorption from food Reduces appetite and increase energy expenditure Makes you feel less hungry and slows down the emptying of the stomach
How much weight can you lose? Up to 15% after a year (with lifestyle change) Up to 11% after a year (with lifestyle change) Around 5% after a year (with lifestyle change) Around 5% after a year (with lifestyle change) Up to 20% after 18 months (with lifestyle change)
How do you take it? Self inject Self inject Swallow a capsule Swallow a tablet Self inject
How often do you take it? Once Weekly Once Daily Up to three times a day with food Up to twice daily with food Once Weekly
Dosage Dose increases every 4 weeks until you reach a maintenance dose Doses increases every week until you reach a maintenance dose As above Dose increases from one tablet daily up to 2 tablets twice daily Dose increases every 4 weeks until you reach a maintenance dose
Potential Cost Between £195-£295 a month Around £240 a month when on maintenance dose Around £50-60 a month Around £115 a month Between £179-£199 a month