Decision details

To directly deliver an adult tier 2 weight management programme

Decision Maker: Acting Director of Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In July 2020 the government launched ‘Tackling obesity: Empowering adults and children to live healthier lives, this provided the government’s commitment to supporting a healthier environment to help support a healthy weight and to expand weight management services. Funding has now been allocated to local authorities via The Department of Health and social care to support the commissioning of behavioural (tier 2) weight management services for adults.
Herefordshire has been allocated £93,809.
There are conditions attached to the grant and reporting requirements, this fund is available for one year.

Contact: Rebecca Howell-Jones, Acting director of public health Email:

Publication date: 04/10/2021

Date of decision: 20/09/2021

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