Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust run a level 3 medical weight management clinic and also provide active support for the level 4 bariatric surgery service at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton. All patients referred for bariatric surgery must be seen in a level 3 clinic prior to referral for surgery.
The service accepts referrals from general practitioners both in and out of Somerset, and from other secondary care centres across the Southwest.
Tier 3 Weight Management (Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust): https://www.tsft.nhs.uk/gps-and-healthcare-professionals/departments/weight-management/
British Dietetic Association (BDA): https://www.bda.uk.com/about/about_bda/home
NHS Choices: https://www.nhs.uk/