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The Ridge Medical Practice operates a number of special clinics to provide advice and guidance on issues such as weight loss, advice on weight-related issues and health eating.

We will shortly be starting a series of Cook and Eat programmes aimed at helping people to cook nutritious and affordable meals.
If you would like to attend these clinics, please ask at Reception.

Adult Weight Loss Programmes
The Obesity Team provide a twelve-week group weight management programme for adults aged 16+ with a BMI between 30-45 (28-45 if South Asian or with comorbidity). If you would like to attend, just call 01274 202801. You will be asked a few health questions to assess your suitability.

Children’s Weight Management Programmes
We offer a variety of ten-week group weight management programmes for children aged 5-13 and their families. These include fun games, information and support to help the family lead a healthier lifestyle. Parents and carers who would like to attend can contact the team on 01274 202801.

Professionals who have concerns about a child’s weight can also refer families. Please call us on 01274 202801 for a referral form.

BEEP Exercise Referral – (Bradford Encouraging Exercising People)
This is an exercise scheme which provides recommendations, advice and support to help adults with a variety of medical conditions to increase their physical activity levels in a safe and effective way. Patients must be over 16 years old and currently inactive. You must first be referred by the GP or Nurse.

The programme involves a consultation with a qualified exercise practitioner with onward referral to gyms, swimming, dancing, walking etc. Clinics are available across the district.

Existing BEEP participants can phone 01274 435388 to speak to the BEEP team

Active Bradford website www.activebradford.org.uk
If you would like support to help you become more active but you don’t know where to start, the ‘Active Bradford’ website is a regularly updated directory of exercise sessions, clubs and sporting activities taking place in the Bradford district. The website allows you to search for a variety of activities by area and provides a range of information to help you get started.

More information:
Weight Management

Eat yourself healthy!
Jan’s Café offers a selection of tasty treats and snacks at very competitive prices, to eat in or take out. Why not call in to see what’s on offer? It’s a great place to meet friends and catch up!

The Cafe is open Monday to Friday 7:00am – 2:30pm

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