Chelsea and Westminster Hospital: Bariatrics Psychology Service

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road

London, SW10 9NH
United Kingdom

020 3315 8604

Service description

The Bariatrics Psychology Service is based at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. The hospital has developed a reputation as a major UK centre for bariatric (weight loss) surgery over the past 10 years.  

Bariatric surgery is one of the most effective means of losing and maintaining weight loss. However, it is not a quick fix and requires considerable commitment, motivation and a good understanding of one’s eating behaviour.

The Bariatric Psychology Service provides group workshops to help people make changes to prepare for surgery. They also offer individual psychological assessments and interventions before and after bariatric surgery to help people address any issues that may get in the way of them achieving their goals.

Bariatric surgery will only be considered as a treatment option for people who meet specific criteria. Further information about these guidelines can be found on the Bariatric department website. 

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How can someone be referred?

Referrals to the bariatric surgery service need to be made by your GP.

Service times

Monday to Friday: 9am until 5pm 

Transport information

Nearest tube stations: Fulham Broadway, South Kensington and West Brompton.

Nearest rail station: Clapham Junction.

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